Fake news site National Report: ‘We’re doing a public service’

by Ricardo Bilton
The Web has made it increasingly easy for sites built overnight to find massive audiences with little or no effort. This is true for not only classic viral sites like Upworthy and BuzzFeed but also for sites trafficking in completely fake news. Consider “satire” news site National Report, which has successfully exploited today’s news ecosystem to draw tons of eyeballs to its bogus news coverage.Read the full article