The Onion

The Great "Fake News" Scare Of 1530

"The statements that make [established] people maddest are the ones they worry might be believed... If Galileo had said that people in Padua were ten feet tall, he would have been regarded as a harmless eccentric. Saying the earth orbited the sun was another matter. The church knew this would set people thinking..."

New Poll Ranks "Credibility" Of Mainstream Media Outlets

As the mainstream media's desperate attempt to salvage it's reputation by discrediting "fake news" sources rages on, Morning Consult has released a new poll ranking the "credibility" of the various print and TV media outlets.

The Onion Fact-Checks Last Night's Debate

Addressing issues ranging from national security to trade to their personal controversies, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump squared off in the first presidential debate Monday. The Onion takes a look at the validity of their bolder claims: