Friday, June 10, 2011

Great laugh: Texas hoax that caught the media

"Europe woke up to a tremendous disappointment on Wednesday.
Despite the lurid promises of the 11 o'clock news, authorities in Texas
had failed to unearth 30 dismembered bodies from a property in rural
Liberty County. Not even 15 bodies. Not even one stinking cadaver,
with or without extremities – much less the poor mutilated children TV
viewers were all prepared to be horrified/titillated to learn all about."

Bob Garfield knows how to enjoy such a  media failure:
Texas hoax had the media digging their own grave

And it's not just a great article, the comments by readers are

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