Since I am a generous and fair man I cannot place too much acrimony on fake news. I will only suggest that we are looking at fake news incorrectly. Newspapers have always been a source of a good laugh. We must take all fake news stories for what they are, mis-guided jokes. Shown below are a few examples of what I am speaking. Thank you Rich for sending this collection of beauties.
To all journalism students and to all journalists working for news please take note of the type of entertainment you create in the name of reporting facts.
Why we must not let newspapers die ….
Sorry I missed it…
“Boy’s School Votes to Consolidate”
“Spin” to help distance themselves from their sponsorship?
Statistics be damned! I don’t believe it!
That’s what I would’ve called it!
A record unlikely to be broken.
I am speechless!
I guess the head bone was attached to the leg bone after that happened.
I think they may be onto something!
Proof once again that politicians can’t relate to the real world…
Somebody got paid to conduct this study?
This actually makes sense – if you think about it.
The judge apparently has a list of lawyers he doesn’t like.
It must have been a concert “for teachers only”?
Doctors are expensive – it must be a last-ditch effort.
On advice from his attorney.
Dilbert’s pointy-haired boss came up with this one!
Can’t really blame ’em for protesting, but they could’ve sent those unruly kids somewhere else, surely!
A lesson we learned from Karen Carpenter…
I bet you couldn’t wipe the smile off this copywriter’s face!
I suppose the school for the blind might have benefitted from this broadcast?
They could advise those city officials about why the sewer smells so bad…