TruthOrFiction.com

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TruthOrFiction.com
Web address http://www.truthorfiction.org
Commercial No
Available in English
Created by Rich Buhler
Launched 1999
Alexa rank
Increase 46,889 (November 2015)[1]

TruthOrFiction.com (or TruthOrFiction.org) is a "mythbusting" website[2][3][4][5] about urban legends, Internet rumors, e-mail forwards, and other stories of unknown or questionable origin. TruthOrFiction.com was founded by the late Rich Buhler, who was also known as the "Father of Modern Christian Talk Radio" at KBRT.[6]

The topics are researched by TruthOrFiction's staff, and rated "Truth" (if true), or "Fiction" (if untrue). When the accuracy is not known with certainty, the stories are rated "Unproven," "Disputed," "Reported to be Truth" or "Reported to be Fiction." Partially true stories are rated "Truth & Fiction," "Truth But Inaccurate Details," or similar.[7][8]

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  1. ^ "TruthOrFiction.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-11-21. 
  2. ^ "Mythbusting Resources & Links". American Chemistry Council. 2011. Archived from the original on 2013-03-25. 
  3. ^ Herb Weisbaum, ConsumerMan (2009-03-31). "The joke's on you: Beware of Internet hoaxes". NBCNews.com. Archived from the original on 2013-03-24. 
  4. ^ Rusty Pipes (2002). "Would You Like A Little Hoodwink Insurance With Your Email Today?". Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  5. ^ Bill Sanders (2007). "Urban Legends". Orange Frog Productions. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  6. ^ "The 'Father of Modern Christian Talk Radio' is back!". ASSIST News Service (ANS). 2008-08-13. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  7. ^ Tyrel McMahan (2007-06-19). "SitesCollide #9: e-Rumors - Rich Buhler". sitescollide.com (Podcast). Archived from the original on 2013-03-25. 
  8. ^ "About TruthOrFiction". TruthOrFiction.org. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 

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