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Top Story: We fell for an internet hoax

The top-rated Greek news channel is Alpha TV's. Tonight's second-lead story: outrage and disgust over, a quite obvious web hoax that is even listed as one on Open Directory (and which took this Googling non-journalist about 60 seconds to discover). The breathless commentary on this "instance of American self-indulgence"? how this is a first step towards a new Orwellian society --ironic considering they are spreading disinformation through mass-media, just like Mr. Orwell predicted...
posted by costas on Feb 18, 2006 - 17 comments

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