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AAAhmed46
29th April 07, 07:23 PM
Fox News Sinks To New Low, Repeatedly Reports Parody Story As Actual News

On Tuesday, Fox News morning show “Fox & Friends” aired at least eight segments on a purported “news” story that was actually a parody article written by a publication similar to The Onion.

The backstory: Last week in the town of Lewiston, Maine, a group of Somalian Muslim middle school students were the subject of a cruel prank when their peers placed a ham steak next to them in order to personally offend the students. School officials filed a report because the students considered the act to be a hate/bias crime.

This actual story was then spoofed by a parody site called Associated Content, which made up quotes and details, such as the school’s intention to “create an anti-ham ‘response plan.’”

On Tuesday, Fox & Friends reported these parody quotes and details as actual news. Poking fun at the students, hosts asked whether ham was “a hate crime…or lunch?” and showed screen shots of ham sandwiches, starving Somalians, belching, animal noises, and mock “reenactments” of the incident. Ironically, the hosts assured viewers several times, “We’re not making this up!”

http://thinkprogress.org/2007/04/27/fox-parody/

click the link, there's video!

WarPhalange
29th April 07, 07:43 PM
Well, they didn't make it up.

Dagon Akujin
30th April 07, 01:32 AM
Wait! A story that details how Muslims are overreactive, unrelenting, forcefull, anti-American, misunderstanding, fuck-it-all asshats? IT MUST BE TRUE!!! Praise Gawd we are a Chistian nation!

Shawarma
30th April 07, 10:12 AM
Dagon has it.

mrblackmagic
30th April 07, 10:25 AM
I liked the sheep-poodles better.

DerAuslander108
30th April 07, 11:26 PM
Get it right.

It's sheep noodles.

Judah Maccabee
1st May 07, 05:21 PM
The sheep-poodles story was fucking hilarious!

Kore inu ga... HITSUJI!? Nan da yo!?

KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN-u

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DerAuslander108
5th May 07, 02:28 AM
The sheep-poodles story was fucking hilarious!

Kore inu ga... HITSUJI!? Nan da yo!?

KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN-u

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You are my new hero.

nihilist
5th May 07, 02:49 AM
"Fair And Balanced" needs to do a parody on live fetus smashing or a funny about an abortion sandwich.