NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
October 29, 2021
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
Fauci had no involvement in study on monkey threat responses
CLAIM: Dr. Anthony Fauci's experiments include one that magnified terror in the brains of monkeys and subjected them to frightening stimuli.
THE FACTS: A tweet that circulated widely across platforms this week falsely suggested a study decried by animal activists was among "Fauci's experiments," despi...