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brettdale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:03 PM
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Has Faux or newscrop commented on the false New York Post papers?
Has Faux or newscrop commented on the false New York Post papers?
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drm604 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:16 PM
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1. False papers?
Can you enlighten us?
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Dennis Donovan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:19 PM
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2. yep...
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/09/22/new.york.fake.newspape...

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A day before the United Nations held a climate change summit, New York City was blanketed with 100,000 fake copies of the New York Post tabloid, filled with content related to climate change.
The Yes Men activist group says everything in the bogus edition of the tabloid is "100 percent" true.

The Yes Men activist group says everything in the bogus edition of the tabloid is "100 percent" true.

But the Post, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., wasn't impressed, calling the effort by perennial pranksters the Yes Men a "Witless Spoof in Flawless Format" in a statement released Tuesday, a day after the faux Post hit the streets.

The overall endeavor, the Post said, was a "limp effort," and the fraudulent newspaper "has none of the wit and insight New Yorkers expect from their favorite paper. The Post will not be hiring any of their headline writers."

A phony "Early City Special" edition of the popular tabloid greeted millions of New York City commuters early Monday with a blaring "WE'RE SCREWED" headline. The headline and everything else in the 32-page publication, including some bogus advertisements and comics, revolved around climate change.</snip?

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