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No, the Pannonian aurora did not come from Alaska

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 15/11/2023; Author: Ivan Subotić At the start of November, a rare phenomenon graced the skies above the Serbian region of Vojvodina. Residents in the northern part of the country, as well as throughout the region, were taken aback when the sky suddenly turned reddish—a spectacle attributed to the polar […]

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False paedophilia accusations against the manual ‘The Smart Girl’s Guide to Life’

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 2/11/2023; Author: Danijela Vujinović In the beginning of October, a social media post on platform “X” stirred controversy by claiming that the publishing house Vulkan released a translation of a guide for teenage girls that supposedly advocates for “paedophilia and LGBT” content. The controversial material in question is from […]

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Alo is excited about Serbia’s 7th place (on the list of nine countries)

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 06/10/2023; Author: Ivan Subotić In October 6 print edition, the daily paper Alo published an article titled “Freedom House: Serbia is seventh in Europe in terms of freedom on the Internet”, referring to the recently released report by the organization “Freedom on the Internet 2023: The Repressive Power of […]

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Tea party with Milunka Savic: “It’s time to change your l!fe”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 13/10/2023; Author: Danijela Vujinović The product Hypertea is presented on the cenacpa.rs website as a tea that is the miracle fix for hypertension, promising to directly target the root cause of the condition, alleviate its symptoms, and potentially prevent heart attacks and strokes. But hold on to your teacups, […]

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Burek from the sky: Ljubljana is not the first city in the world where food is delivered by drones

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 20/10/2023; Author: Ivan Subotić Web portal NS Uzivo published yesterday the news titled “Ljubljana is the first city in the world where FOOD IS DELIVERED BY DRONE: Hot burek delivered to the mayor”. Although delivery of burek by drone indeed took place in the capital of Slovenia a little […]

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An anecdote from the reception: Nikola Tesla and “the highest possible title”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 16/09/2023; Author: Ivan Subotić What is the highest possible title a man can have? King? Emperor? Prime Minister, President? If we were to rely on stories from social networks, our famous scientist Nikola Tesla would answer this question with “being a Serb”. In the tweet of the user @MAKSIMUSMAGNUS, […]

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Steve Kirsch’s magic table: You’re fantastic, keep it up!

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 10/09/2023; Author: Teodora Koledin At the end of August, the web portal Nulta tacka portal published a text about a “new official study”, the results of which suggest that people vaccinated against Covid-19 have twice the chance of being infected with this virus. Who is Steve Kirsch? The author […]

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Black boxes and palindromes: ChatGPT in the Serbian language class

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 25/09/2023; Author: Marija Zemunović A reader asked us to check the statements made by marketing expert Petar Vasic about ChatGPT in a short video posted on Instagram. The video was taken from Milan Strongman’s podcast, where Vasic, as a guest, said the following, among other things: “When OpenAI was […]

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Bot-army: Krusevac and Sabac are the most active, and Mali Zvornik and Novi Knezevac are the first “per capita”

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 08/07/2023; Authors: Stefan Kosanović, Ivan Subotić i Stefan Janjić The day before yesterday, the Twitter account @protivdictature published a table which – as stated – listed “all bots”, along with “name, surname, district, city and links to accounts on Twitter”. Is this table of SNS online activists credible? Considering […]

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Devaluing the Black Sea Grain Deal through silence and free interpretations  

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 01/08/2023; Authors: Stefan Janjić, Ivan Subotić The editorial office of FakeNews Tragac received a report regarding the comment “The grain deal is meaningless”, written for Politika by Aleksandar Bocan-Harchenko, the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Serbia. Among other things, he states the following: We searched the available data […]