Can You Tell Real News Headlines From Satire?

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  1. 1. Real news or fake news?
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    “Woman Doesn’t Recognize Jay-Z During Subway Ride”

    1. News.
    2. Satire.
  2. 2. Fake news or real news?
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    “Did Obama Eat At A Racist Ice-Cream Shop?”

    1. Totally satire.
    2. Totally news.
  3. 3. Real news or fake news?
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    “Romney: Instagram ‘Must Be Banned’”

    1. So satirical.
    2. Absolutely news-worthy.
  4. 4. Fake news or real news?
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    “New Cameras To Watch Cameras That Watch You”

    1. Has to be real news.
    2. Has to be satire.
  5. 5. Real news or fake news?
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    “Experts Warn That E-Cigarettes Are Not Cool”

    1. Can only be satire.
    2. Sounds real to me.
  6. 6. Fake news or real news?
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    “Environmental Ad Campaign Encourages Turning Shower Off After Showering”

    1. It’s “news” in ironic quotation marks.
    2. Totally “satire” in sincere quotation marks.
  7. 7. Real news or fake news?
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    “Federal Employee Formally Reprimanded For Farting At Work”

    1. Has to be satire.
    2. Absolutely real news.
  8. 8. Fake news or real news?
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    “Canadian Snowmobiler Dies After Driving Under A Moose”

    1. Sounds real to me.
    2. Sounds like a load of satire.
  9. 9. Real news or fake news?
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    “Staten Island Teen With Mayonnaise Jar Full Of Marijuana Finds He Cannot Outrun A Horse”

    1. No way that could be real.
    2. No way that could be satire.
  10. 10. Fake news or real news?
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    “Google To Start ‘Real World’ Target-Based Advertising”

    1. Sounds real to me.
    2. Smells like satire.
  11. 11. Real news or fake news?
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    “One-Armed Man Arrested For Clapping”

    1. It’s gotta be satire.
    2. It’s gotta be real.
  12. 12. Fake news or real news?
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    “Lance Armstrong Confesses To Oprah That He Cannot Read”

    1. I’ll take “Real” for 500, Alex.
    2. That’s the fakest thing I’ve ever read.
  13. 13. Real news or fake news?
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    “Study: Unarmed Americans More Vulnerable To Flu”

    1. There’s no way that’s real.
    2. There’s no way that’s fake.
  14. 14. Fake news or real news?
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    “Man Pretending To Fall Off Bridge Actually Falls Off Bridge”

    1. Sounds about right.
    2. I’m not buying it.
  15. 15. Real news or fake news?
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    “American Auto Industry Saved by Sex Van Sales”

    1. That can’t be real.
    2. That’s too real to be fake.

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