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Real vs. Fake News: Detecting lies, hoaxes and clickbait

Satirical News Sites

The OED defines satire as works of art which use "humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize prevailing immorality or foolishness." Satire is often as a form of social or political commentary. 

Satirical news sites imitate legitimate news sites but contain fake news stories for the purposes of parody. The most popular satirical news site is The Onion. 

These sources are great for entertainment but are not sources of news. The following is a list of popular satirical news sites:

The Beaverton Borowitz Report Call the Cops
Cap News Christwire.org ClickHole.com
DuffleBlog.com Huzlers Naha Daily
Newslo  News Mutiny.com RealNewsRightNow.com
Reductress Sprotspickle.com The Onion
This is That World News Daily Report