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Facebook Confirms Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire Has Been Very, Very Bad

Facebook Confirms Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire Has Been Very, Very Bad

Popular Information recently exposed how the Daily Wire, Ben Shapiro’s right-wing news aggregator, was able to get an unusually high engagement rate on Facebook, even though the website publishes far fewer articles than other major publications and does no original reporting of its own. Through a network of five large…

No, China Is Not Sending A Giant Duck Army To Defeat Pakistan’s Locusts

No, China Is Not Sending A Giant Duck Army To Defeat Pakistan’s Locusts

The Associated Press published a story early Thursday morning using reporting from Chinese-based Ningbo Evening News that Chinese authorities were deploying 100,000 ducks to Pakistan to help combat the locust swarms plaguing the country. Outlets around the world picked the ducks vs. locusts battle up before AP amended its reporting…