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Donald Trump Jr. breaks down the media-driven impeachment circus

Donald Trump Jr. breaks down the media-driven impeachment circus

On Tuesday's episode of "White House Brief," Jon Miller caught up with Donald Trump Jr. at D.C.'s Trump Hotel to talk about freedom of speech, fighting back against the impeachment inquiry, his family
40 Newspaper Headlines That Push The Limits Of Human Stupidity

40 Newspaper Headlines That Push The Limits Of Human Stupidity

Creating a good headline for an article is an art within itself. Just think about it: you basically have to...
Funny and Sad Times Satire Went Way Over People's Heads

Funny and Sad Times Satire Went Way Over People's Heads

Either these people didn't want to get the joke and decided these insane headlines were "fake news" or they thought they were completely true and responded in kind. Makes you feel sad about people's
Classic Stupid News Headlines to Start the Day Off Dumb

Classic Stupid News Headlines to Start the Day Off Dumb

We're not established journalists, but we think most of us could do a better job than these facepalm inducing headlines. It's too bad so much journalism is online now and can just be edited later. We

Why great reporting and writing are not enough

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27 Funny And Sad Times People Didn't Understand Satire

27 Funny And Sad Times People Didn't Understand Satire

It could be poor reading comprehension, gullibility, or just a failure to check sources, but many people have a problem with understanding satire. Even when it's not subtle, some folks really just
29 Hot and Wild Headlines from The Home of Florida Man

29 Hot and Wild Headlines from The Home of Florida Man

Florida man strikes again! Thanks to Florida's Sunshine Law allowing very open access to public records of police goings-on, we get a whole lot of wtf stories coming out of the state. In the
Recent Articles of Mine

Recent Articles of Mine

Shouts & Murmurs by Jack Handey: “Why Rubbing Sand Into a Drag Burn Is Not as Crazy as It Sounds” —Men’s Health.

Why is fake news so prevalent? Researchers offer some answers

There’s no doubt that the world of fact-checking has experienced a boom over the last decade. But are we any closer to truly understanding the phenomenon of misinformation, or how to stop it? There’s
10 Funny Times Dogs Made It To The News Headlines

10 Funny Times Dogs Made It To The News Headlines

Meanwhile on the lighter side of news headline...Funny dog stories that made it to news for some bizarre reason. Submitted by: Tagged: dogs , news , funny dogs , headlines
Daily Show Spoof: Racist Euphemism Headline Generator

Daily Show Spoof: Racist Euphemism Headline Generator

In case you missed it, The New York Times and other outlets, but mostly The New York Times, were widely denounced for using euphemisms to describe Trump's racist tweets. Say "controversial" one more
18 Embarrassing Times People Believed Satire

18 Embarrassing Times People Believed Satire

We always get a kick out of people thinking various satire articles are real. Then after we see how frequently this happens, it kind of starts to make us a little frustrated that there are this many

Short animations about how clicky health-claim headlines are often misleading

In these two excellent short animations, data science professor Jeffrey Leek of the Simply Statistics blog and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his university colleague,
20 Daft Headlines to Meet Your Laugh Deadline

20 Daft Headlines to Meet Your Laugh Deadline

So much news is printed on any given day that there's bound to be some colossal screw-ups. We only wish online newspapers couldn't edit their own typos in real time so their fails would be easier to
13 Times Cats Captured News Headlines And Left Us All Speechless

13 Times Cats Captured News Headlines And Left Us All Speechless

Here Are Some Cat News Headlines That Are Way Too Purr-fect to miss... Submitted by: Tagged: news , funny cats , headlines , Cats

Researchers find Twitter is good for amplifying lies

When it comes to spreading President Trump's false and misleading remarks, Twitter is a perfect storm. A study by Media Matters found that when tweeting about Trump's statements, major news outlets
Just 18 Truly Funny News Headlines You Wouldn't Believe Are Real

Just 18 Truly Funny News Headlines You Wouldn't Believe Are Real

As the saying goes, fact can often be stranger than fiction. These 15 funny news headlines sure capture just how weird and funny reality can get. Submitted by: Tagged: news , funny headlines , animal
Headlines of 2019: Let’s Get It Over With

Headlines of 2019: Let’s Get It Over With

Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley: “White House Issues ‘Clarification’ on Visit by Russian Germ Tsar: Trump Sought Guidance About Poisoning ‘Migrants, Not Mueller.’ ”
2018's Selectively Capitalized Daily Mail Headlines, From A to Z

2018's Selectively Capitalized Daily Mail Headlines, From A to Z

As far as I’m concerned, one of the last remaining reliable sources of joy on this planet is The Daily Mail’s continued practice of selective capitalization in its headlines. You’ll be reading and all
2018's Selectively Capitalized Daily Mail Headlines, From A to Z

2018's Selectively Capitalized Daily Mail Headlines, From A to Z

As far as I’m concerned, one of the last remaining reliable sources of joy on this planet is The Daily Mail’s continued practice of selective capitalization in its headlines. You’ll be reading and all