Week #9 — Part #2 (Fake News)
Where do fake news stories come from?
Okay so I went to Breitbart.com and found this story:
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The article states: SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Public opinion of the new health care…www.breitbart.com
I then googled this headline to see if this was true (the 52% Approval rating of President Trump) and this is what I found:
Clearly this headline of a 52% job approval rating story on Breitbart is untrue as you can see on these top google searches that I snipped here! The two articles that mention the 52% in their headlines (shown above), took me to weird websites like this:
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/0...re-bill-236055 Similarly, the POLITICO/Morning Consult survey also shows more…www.billszone.com
Secure- / Safe Modelunaticoutpost.com
This story falls under #10 and #11 for the On the Media Guidelines and I couldn’t find it on the NYTimes, Washington Post, NPR and Propublica websites! I wasn’t able to fact check this story on Breitbart on these following websites that we were recommended so it is a fake news story.