See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Did Ben Shapiro Create a Fake Antifa Recruitment Site?

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2020
From The Right
FACT CHECK

Viral social media posts claimed that conservative pundit Ben Shapiro created a fake Antifa recruitment website. The basis for these claims was a message in the website’s source code that reads: “Welcome to Your New Site Mr. Shapiro Check for your welcome email at bshapiro@dailywire.com.”

That exact message was, in fact, hidden in the source code of the website. However, it was planted there by a leftist troll named Adam Rahuba, who took credit for the prank shortly after it started going viral.

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

https://factcheck.thedispatch.com/p/did-ben-shapiro-create-a-fake-antifa

More News about Facts and Fact Checking from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right