‘Fake News’ started out as an attempt to single out parody news sites that try to gain traffic by writing something that sounds almost true, and not clearly identifying they are a satire site.
Faithwire Managing Editor Dan Andros recently spoke with Senior Editor Billy Hallowell about the latest developments in the fake news saga, in particular a story featuring a viral Santa.
The story was called into question by popular fact checking website Snopes.com and Hallowell became obsessed with finding the truth.
Was the story fake? Here’s what he found.