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Babylon Bee, Snopes feud over fact-checking satire

By Jack Jenkins — July 31, 2019

(RNS) — The popular fact-checking site Snopes and the Babylon Bee, a religious humor site, have feuded online over the difference between ‘fake news’ and satire.

No deathbed conversion for atheist Stephen Hawking

By Kimberly Winston — March 20, 2018

(RNS) — The investigative site Snopes deems as false a claim that Hawking was converted by Pope Francis.

Did the solar eclipse create an image of the cross in the heavens? Nope.

By Kimberly Winston — August 23, 2017

(RNS) — Snopes, the online fact-checking organization, ruled the image ‘fauxtography’ and slapped it with its most negative ruling: ‘FALSE’ in bright red capital letters.

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