Newspaper headlines are easy to fake
Social media users altered headlines to make it seem like the Washington Times called the 2000 presidential race for Al Gore. They also contrived a New York Post front page that never existed.
IT'S EXPECTED TO BRING IN UP TO 1400 MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONNEL WHEREVER IT LANDS. >>> PRESIDENT TRUMP AND SOME OF HIS SUPPORTERS SAY THE MEDIA CALLED HIS RACE TOO SOON. IT IS FAIR TO SAY THE MEDIA HAS CALLED THE RACE TOO SOON IN THE PAST. YOU HAVE TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR FAKES. TRAVIS FAIN HAS MORE. >> IF YOU HAVE BEEN ON SOCIAL MEDIA, IT'S POSSIBLE YOU HAVE SEEN FAKE HEADLINES ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN. THE POINT IS THIS WASHINGTON TIMES HEADLINES IS AN EXAMPLE. FACT CHECKERS FOUND THIS WAS THE REAL HEADLINE THAT DAY. THERE HAVE BEEN FAKE HEADLINES WITH THE NEW YORK POST, FAMOUS FOR TABLOID-STYLE HEADLINES. IT'S NOT REAL. IF YOU NOTICE THIS, IT'S FROM NOVEMBER 4th, THE DAY AFTER THE ELECTION, WHEN ALMOST NO MEDIA OUTLETS HAD CALLED THE RACE. IT'S EASY TO CREATE HEADLINES THAT ARE NOT REAL, AND THE TRUTH METER RATES THEM FALSE. IF SOMETHING ONLINE SEEMS TO BE