DUPED BY- NEWS EXAMINER AND SHILL SITES AT NBC.COM.CO AND ABCNEWS.COM.CO

I apologize for jumping the gun on the VP story presented by what I believed to be from a legitimate domain name ABC news. It originated from a shill site acting like a legitimate news organization ABC news.  I deleted it.

Vice Precedent

A fake news article reported that Donald Trump had named Sheriff Joe Arpaio his running mate for the 2016 election.

Origin:On 27 January 2016, the web site News Examiner (and its shill sites at nbc.com.co and abcnews.com.co) published an article reporting that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had named notorious Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio as his running mate for the 2016 election:

http://www.snopes.com/donald-trump-vp-arpaio/

Dianne Marshall

It seems many other respectable sites got duped too.

4 thoughts on “DUPED BY- NEWS EXAMINER AND SHILL SITES AT NBC.COM.CO AND ABCNEWS.COM.CO

    1. “You can’t believe anything these days” is the root cause of people being will to believe everything. You might think the New York Times or Washington Post are biased, but they are not dishonest in the same way that Paul Horner’s sites are (http://tinyurl.com/PaulHornerWPArticle). There are ways to cross-check if you want to be sure you’re right. If you don’t want to bother checking, that’s your choice, but know that you might be wrong.

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  1. […] Did President Obama really sign an executive order banning the pledge of allegiance in schools nationwide? Must be real — you can read it in abcnews.com.co. Oh, wait — that’s a phony news site, set up to steal the reputation of the real ABC News and get you to believe fake stories. Just like nbc.com.co or foxnews.com.co or cbs.com.co — all fake sites set up by the News Examiner, which also publishes phony news. Because theses “shill” sites look, at first glance, like legit news organizations, their phony news gets picked up and spread, often over social media and sometimes even fooling real news organizations.  […]

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