Tag Archives: Fake News

Starbucks Closes Café After Fake News of Contaminating White People’s Orders

Source: Grub Street NY

Consider this a dark horse for Trump’s upcoming Fake News Awards: An eye-rolling falsehood posted to a race-baiting Facebook group, 4chan, and other places has gone viral after falsely accusing a Georgia Starbucks of doing vile things specifically to white customers’ orders. The post — an early version …

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José Andrés Offers Free Lunch to Winners of Trump’s ‘Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards’

Source: Grub Street NY

As expected, the competition is really heating up for President Trump’s “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards,” alternately titled the “Fake News Awards,” depending on the Trump tweet.

But if desire for this yuuge prize weren’t killing journalists already, Trump’s top culinary foe José Andrés is …

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The Super Bowl Scandal of Rat-Meat Chicken Wings Is Another Case of Fake News

Source: Grub Street NY

Despite your Facebook news feed saying otherwise, the FDA wants to make it crystal clear that the chicken wings everybody ate during this year’s Super Bowl were not secretly made of rat meat. Stories reporting the claim, however absurd on its face, started popping up in …

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Brooklyn Restaurant Threatened Over Fake News ‘Pizzagate’ Conspiracy

Source: NY Times Food

Roberta’s in Bushwick received threatening phone calls after a video and other rumors linking it to the conspiracy theory appeared online.

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