NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
May 10, 2019
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:
CLAIM: Photo shows presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders shaking hands with a young man and pointing to his T-shirt, which says: "Listen here, Bud, America deserved 9/11."
THE FACTS: The photo has been manipulated. The T-shirt worn by a Sanders supporter at a campaign event has no writing on it. It has a picture of labor activist Eugene V. Debs, who ran...