Posts Tagged ‘The Onion’

The slow death of newspapers continues

April 24, 2011

Here’s a thought: If you’re America’s “Newspaper of Record,” you probably shouldn’t be duped into thinking a story in the parody news site “The Onion” is real. However, that’s exactly what happened to the New York Times last week. In a feature on the magazine “Tiger Beat” last week, the Times actually referenced a fake Barack Obama story that was really from The Onion, not Tiger Beat.