May 25, 2022

Not Real News: Associated Press (AP) Roundup of Some “Popular But Completely Untrue Stories and Visuals” From the Past Week

From the Associated Press:

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.

This is part of The Associated Press’ ongoing effort to fact-check misinformation that is shared widely online.

Direct to “Not Real News” Roundup (May 24, 2019)

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.