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Fake online editorial fools New York Times

Posted on: August 1, 2012

The New York Times, which famously insists on the accuracy of its reports, was red faced Sunday after being fooled by a hoax online editorial posted under the name of ex-boss Bill Keller.

The editorial, titled “WikiLeaks, a Post Postscript,” was purportedly published over the weekend by the Times and in every way appears to be the real thing from Keller, who until last September was the paper’s executive editor.

The article appeared on a web pa

Source:
http://www.france24.com/en/20120729-fake-online-editorial-fools-new-york-times

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