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Free Wood Post is a News Satire website. It is an online satirical take on current affairs featuring fake stories about politics, pop culture, and the marketplace. The website has been emerging and growing since the fall of 2011 and has been featured and debunked by several sources including; Wikipedia:Snopes.com,[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] Wikipedia:Forbes.com,[8] UrbanLegends.about.com,[9][10][11] as well as several others. Free Wood Post has a readership of over 8M views and counting.

Web PublicationEdit

Free Wood Post's disclaimer cites that it is a news and political satire web publication, which may or may not use real names, often in semi-real or mostly fictitious ways. All news articles contained within FreeWoodPost.com are fiction, and presumably fake news. Any resemblance to the truth is purely coincidental, except for all references to politicians and/or celebrities, in which case they are based on real people, but still based almost entirely in fiction. The website intends its material for a mature, sophisticated, and discerning audience.

HistoryEdit

Free Wood Post began in September 2011. After its first year, the website garnered over 3 million views and is vastly growing within the political and comedy world.

PressEdit

Free Wood Post as well as the site Editor-in-Chief, Sarah Wood have been featured in an interview for BreakThru Radio.com [12] discussing the birth of the site and why it is an important feature to the political world.

FootnotesEdit

  1. Snopes.com, August 2012, War Stories: Too Important To Go To Vietnam
  2. Snopes.com, February 2012, Disorderly Conduct
  3. Snopes.com, July 2012, The White Guy
  4. Snopes.com, April 2012, Poor Relations, Black Community
  5. Snopes.com, April 2012, Moms For Mitt
  6. Snopes.com, February 2012, Allen West on Black History Month
  7. Snopes.com, May 2013, Color Blind
  8. Forbes.com, July 30, 2012, Why I Don't Believe That Anonymous Hacked The IRS For Romney's Returns
  9. UrbanLegends.about.com, April 2012, Ann Romney on Equal Pay for Women
  10. UrbanLegends.about.com, June 2012, Did Mitt Romney Say He Was 'Too Important' to Go to Vietnam?
  11. UrbanLegends.about.com, July 2012, Romney: 'Of Course I'll Win, I'm the White Guy'
  12. BreakThruRadio.com, Sept. 12, 2012, A Word With Sarah Wood - Journalism Week

External linksEdit

Wikipedia:Category:Satirical websites

Wikipedia:Category:Comedy websites Wikipedia:Category:Websites by topic Websites Wikipedia:Category:Satirical publications

Wikipedia:Category:Entertainment websites Wikipedia:Category:Web humor Websites

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