Jack Shafer: Not the Real News and Not All That Funny

From a Jack Shafer Fourth Estate column on politico.com headlined “Not the Real News and Not All That Funny Either”:

There’s an unknown hoaxer out there — maybe even multiple unknown hoaxers operating under the same m.o. — who have been monkeywrenching the news in recent weeks by spreading on social media screenshots of fake headlines designed to look like the real thing.