Snopes Co-Founder Wrote Under Fake Names in Now Deleted ‘Stories’ Targeting Trump, Bannon, and More.

Evidence has revealed that David Mikkelson – co-founder of the fact-checking site Snopes and supposed “arbiter of truth,” who aggressively attacked Donald Trump and his allies – has consistently engaged in plagiarism and even wrote under an assumed name for an extended period of time. BuzzFeed News uncovered the evidence that Mikkelson wrote under an assumed identity for Snopes, and plagiarized extensively between 2015 and 2019. Mikkelson claimed to be a “bulwark in the fight against rumors and fake news. But he has been lying to the site’s tens of millions of readers,” noted Buzzfeed. In an internal review prompted