Here Are The Hoaxes And Misinformation About The Notre Dame Fire


by BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News— Online conspiracists are baselessly trying to blame the fire on their political opponents. View Entire Post ›

Snopes.com—Different Disaster, Same Theme: Hoaxes and Misinformation Spread Online after Notre Dame Fire. Time after time, a major news event produces a big mess to mop up on social media.

baltimoresun.com—Notre Dame Cathedral fire: The 66 minutes that saved Notre Dame and its relics. Fueled by a lattice of centuries-old timbers, the fire moved hungrily across Notre Dame's rooftop toward the cathedral's iconic spire. It belched yellow smoke, spitting out gritty particles of wood, stone, lead and iron and wanted more. Far below, their vision obscured by fumes and tears, firefighters,

Newsweek—Notre Dame Cathedral fire: University of Notre Dame pledges $100,000 to restoration. Along with prayers and the donation, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, located on the Notre Dame campus, will toll 50 times tonight.