Uh-oh, we've got a problem! When our editors flag an article or image as being Fishy, it usually means there's some question as to the plausibility of the material. In other words, this story might not be true.
The internet, while a wonderful fountain of information, can also become clogged with fake stories. We get enough of these that we had to add this flag. Simply make the recommended changes and the flag will be removed.
Things that could make a story Fishy:
- Was anything added that was untrue or exaggerated?
- Was the image or text not produced by the contributor?
- Is the author involved in the experience firsthand?
- Is there full disclosure of sources?
- Is there a conflict of interest?
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