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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

 

August 5, 2017



A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

NOT REAL: NPR: 25 Million Votes For Clinton ‘Completely Fake’ - She Lost Popular Vote

THE FACTS: The headline falsely describes the gist of a National Public Radio story published four years before the 2016 presidential election. It cited a Pew study, which was released in 2012 and based in part on 2008 results, that found 24 million registrations were in...



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