Quiz: Can you spot the fake news headline?
Think you can tell truth from fiction? Try your luck with our quiz
CBC News Posted: Jan 13, 2017 4:11 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017 4:11 PM ET
'You are fake news," an angry U.S. president-elect Donald Trump told a CNN reporter at a news conference Wednesday, bringing the very real issue of false reporting into the spotlight again.
CNN disputed Trump's claim, saying it stood by its recent reporting on allegations about Russia's influence in Trump's presidential campaign.
Indeed, there is a distinction to be made between actual news organizations and satirical or entertainment sites that publish stories devoid of fact. But many readers find it difficult to separate fact from fiction.
We've collected a group of actual and fake headlines. Can tell the difference?
- Nobel Peace Prize group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty
- Israel says tunnel stretching across border from Gaza destroyed
- Donald Trump visits civil rights museums, drawing protest
- In rare North Korea visit, UN presses need to 'reduce the risks of conflict'
- Israeli, French leaders tangle over Trump's Jerusalem decision
- More evacuations ordered as California wildfires rage on
- Heavy snow in U.K. causes highway closures, flight cancellations
- Nigerian bobsled team enjoys 'mind-blowing' ride to Pyeongchang
- 'There will be Games in Pyeongchang or there will be no Games,' Canada's Dick Pound says
- Synagogue firebombed in Sweden, 3 people arrested