Tag: Stories

Puerto Rican Teamsters Stories are Bogus

Q: Did a Teamsters strike hinder aid efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria? A: No. Stories claiming so misrepresented an actual quote from an Air Force colonel. FULL QUESTION Did the Teamsters strike in Puerto Rico hinder the supplies…

Tackling Fake Football Stories

Q: Did the NFL fine players who protested during the national anthem? Was a player fired for it? Are some players asking the league to host a month of anti-police activism? Will Fox Sports stop airing NFL games? A: No.…

Invented Malia Obama Stories

Q: Was Malia Obama fired from an internship for smoking marijuana? Was she arrested for buying marijuana in Chicago? A: No. Those spoof stories were made up to troll conservative readers. FULL QUESTION Was Malia Obama fired from a job…

Bogus Visa Waiver Stories

Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order allowing foreign nationals from various countries┬áto enter the U.S. without a visa? A: No. That bogus claim was made in a series of articles published by fake news websites.   FULL QUESTION…