DailyDirt: Fact-Checking Is Hard...

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Journalism is a tough business, and it's not getting any easier. Reporters need to be more skeptical than ever (especially around April Fool's day) and keep an eye out for pranks or stories that sound too good to be true (or are obvious publicity stunts). Sometimes there's a fine line between what's newsworthy and what's simply entertaining, but here are a few stories that might have needed a more critical editor. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    Anonymous Coward, Mar 6th, 2014 @ 3:35pm

    lol did they really drink that stuff?

    that fake chef is awesome. serves those local news anchors right

     

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