Tracing a fake news story, from parody site to FoxNews.com


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/06/07/tracing-a-fake-news-story-fro.html


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I urge anyone who wants to better understand this mechanism to read Ryan Holiday’s "Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator"


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On the other hand, we have tech like CHAMP that can do the same and China has been working on their “assassin’s mace” and EMP/HPM weapons for a while now. There are even unclassified documents as to the health effects of these weapons. I see no reason why Russia wouldn’t have the same or similar.


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Oh, a pinch, those are totally real.


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I don’t believe it - the Daily Express, the Sun and Fox News running an obviously false story.

Next you’ll be telling me that Princess Diana is dead and coffee doesn’t cause cancer!


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