Hopeful News

November 13, 2008

NY Times Spoof

Today the activist group “Yes Men” distributed a fake edition (1.2 million copies) of the “The New York Times”. Instead of “All the news that’s fit to print” they put “All the news we hope to print” in there.

Here is a video with reactions to it:

It looks so real, they also created a very realistic website. http://www.nytimes-se.com/

It took them six months to finish – and I think it is well worth it!


2 Responses to “Hopeful News”

  1. click on the Art menu. haha. I kind of want to see the good news for art as well…

  2. […] activities include the popular fake New York Times or a fake interview for BBC as a spokesmen for a chemical company finally accepting responsibility […]

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