It's Not News, It's Fark
How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap as NewsBook - 2007
Fark.com has taken the Internet by storm by featuring real, funny news. In his first book, founder Curtis exposes the stranger-than-fiction media patterns that prove just how little reporting is going on in the media world today. His 12 entertaining but undeniable patterns include fear-mongering in the absence of facts, the bogus press release and media-fatigue. His book is a witty wake-up call, exposing the news that was never fit for print in the first place. Curtis' website has 40 million page views a month and is a top 100 English language website.
Alternative Title: How mass media tries to pass off crap as news
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2007.
Branch Call Number: 302.23
Characteristics: 278 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
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