Forget about “fake news”. The real hotness in journalism is gullibility and stupidity.
Today.com ran an article about a “salad lasagna”, which stemmed from “journalist” Julia Curley finding a Facebook post and after asking for “background” on the poster’s “salad lasagna”, received an obvious joke story by the poster who claimed to be named “Dick Chmeller”… and yet repeated that story, abet slightly toned down, in her article…
a guy from 4chan fooled the today show with a cuck story and the name dick chmeller pic.twitter.com/qnTBsNceux
— coochiepls (@kindman69) May 3, 2019
What a stupid time to be alive.
The archived article, which has now been taken down, can be found here or here.