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Tomi Lahren Freaks Out After Hilarious Photoshopped 'Fake News' Headline Spreads

We now know that Tomi Lahren doesn't take kindly to the expert photoshop work of the internet. 

After the conservative pundit discovered that a fake headline, inspired by a Seinfeld episode, was circulating with her face on it she took to scolding users on Twitter for spreading the image. 

She tried to shame them with cries of 'FAKE NEWS' and even insulted the images creator for taking the time to make the image.

Chill Tomi, it's a fricken joke.

Tomi Lahren Freaks Out After Hilarious Photoshopped 'Fake News' Headline Spreads
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Change Your Passwords, Mainstream Media, Because ABC News' Twitter Got Hacked Today

Now that's what I call "Fake News." 

Earlier today, ABC News' and Good Morning America's Twitters account were hacked, which led to an array of dickish posts that did everything from proclaim the love of Donald Trump to claiming that Tyler, the Creator was dead. There's something really creepy and off putting when things like this happen, like it's weird to see the word "bro" being tweeted from a news organization. 

This is just crazy. Please make more secure passwords, media. 


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J.K. Rowling and Ricky Gervais Team Up for a Sass-Packed Twitter Throwdown After Donald Trump's Fake News Tweet

I'm not so sure what J.K. Rowling's doing these days in the way of wrestling the blank page, taking pen to paper, etc; but dude, her ongoing Donald Trump-themed saga via Twitter has certainly got the people entertained -- Harry Potterheads and otherwise. Her whiplike wit and infectious snarkiness is keeping it light in these trying and predictably ridiculous weeks.

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NPR releases tips for how to spot fake news
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Fake news is a serious problem. In fact, bogus headlines might have been partly responsible for very real headlines, like ones about a “pizzagate shooter” and a billionaire reality TV game show host winning the presidency.

To arm yourself against Fake News, the only thing you can do is be vigilant. It’s clear that critical thinking and media literacy are not at the top of most school’s lesson plans, so NPR put together a solid list of things to look out for when reading the news. After you check out the list, send it to any family members or former classmates who keep clogging our newsfeeds with this stuff. 

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Pay Attention to Domain and URL

Addresses that end in “[dot] com” — good.

Addresses that end in “[dot] com [dot] co — bad.

Read the "About Us" section

According to NPR, if the “melodramatic and seems overblown, you should be skeptical. Also, you should be able to find out more information about the organization's leaders in places other than that site.”

Read the quotes in the story

Journalism, of the most part, relies on first person accounts to get the stories. Traditionally, although becuase of the internet this has been dwindling, it’s a journalistic responsibility to speak to more than one source.

If you’re reading a story and there aren’t that many quotes, raise your eyebrows and look into who they’re quoting.

Read the comments

This goes against smart practices, but if you think something might be fake, read the comments. Because so many comment sections are linked to other social media sites, there’s a good chance someone is already calling the article “fake” in the comments.

Reverse image search

Honestly, if you’ve already gone through the other steps and still can’t whether it’s fake news or not, either check another news outlet or get off the internet. But if you really want to know how to do this, NPR says, “You can do this by right-clicking on the image and choosing to search Google for it. If the image is appearing on a lot of stories about many different topics, there's a good chance it's not actually an image of what it says it was on the first story.

BONUS: See who’s writing this garbage

If every article is written by Jimmy Rustling, and they include headlines like “DRUGS IN COLORADO: New Deadly Strain Of Marijuana Turning Users Gay,” you’re on a fake new site, buddy. 

BONUS BONUS

Jimmy Rustling’s bio on abc.com.co is unbelievable.

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