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Fake News: Hillary Clinton Did NOT Die In A Plane Crash

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:12:54 Z)

Here's your regular saturday Hillary Clinton death hoax, courtesy of the ever reliable Busta Troll/Christopher Blair. Today's batch of articles:


No need to further debunk this one, Blair does this every saturday as our readers know by now:

This hoax isn't getting much traction as the Trendolizer graph at the end of this article shows. C'mon Busta Troll, you can troll better than this!

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About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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