Nick Stahl is Not Dead, despite Misleading Ads
  • 12 December 2020
A photograph of "Terminator 3" star Nick Stahl was misleadingly used to illustrate a third-party...
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Pamela Anderson Death Hoax
  • 16 March 2018
A fake news web site posing as ABC News reported that the former Baywatch star...
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Barack Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia
Was Sasha Obama Murdered in a Drive-By Shooting?
  • 10 August 2017
A hoax news article reported that the daughter of former president Barack Obama had been...
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Bob Barker
Is Former ‘Price is Right’ Host Bob Barker Dead at Age 94?
  • 31 July 2017
The former game show host suffered a head injury in June 2017, but he did...
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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead
  • 20 July 2017
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington was found dead on 20 July 2017, the Los Angeles...
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Don Moen
Is Pastor and Gospel Singer Don Moen Dead After a Short Illness?
  • 12 July 2017
A dubious web site falsely reported the death of the Christian Contemporary music artist Don...
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Imelda Marcos shopping in 2012
Imelda Marcos Dead?
  • 9 June 2017
Imelda Marcos has not died, despite a long-circulating (and undated) article about her purported collapse.
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Hillary Clinton Found Dead?
  • 1 June 2017
A distasteful prank article spreads misinformation about the former Secretary of State.
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Famous Baby Giraffe Passes Away Only a Month After Birth?
  • 24 May 2017
A Facebook post created using a "prank" web site fooled many into believing that internet...
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Nicky Hayden Death Hoax
  • 22 May 2017
A tasteless fake news story included the claim that World Superbike star Nicky Hayden passed...
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Was a Man Claiming to Be Vladimir Putin’s Lover Found Dead in Zurich?
  • 17 May 2017
Several web sites have revived an old, fake story about the Russian President's fictional former...
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Monica Lewinsky
Did Monica Lewinsky Have a Son Who Was Found Dead in New York City?
  • 16 May 2017
Articles reporting that Lewinsky's son "David" had been reported missing and was subsequently found dead...
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