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Left-leaning fact-checking website Snopes has doubled down on its monitoring of Christian satire site The Babylon Bee even after receiving heavy mockery for dedicating resources to covering a website that creates comedic stories. Last week, Snopes published a study claiming websites like The Bee are “a problem for democracy” because “understanding online political satire isn’t easy.” Interestingly, the left-leaning website had not in years past suggested the same about The Onion, which, much like The Bee, posts satirical news stories. Snopes has this week unveiled a new fact-check designation, “ labeled satire,” which the outlet said denotes a claim “derived from content described by its creator and/or the wider audience as satire.” The fact-checking website claimed it has specifically targeted The Bee because it contained “the most shared factually inaccurate content in almost every […]

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