Tag Archives: Urban myth

How journalism works part 64c

I couldn’t help but smile the other day when I spotted a column-filler article in the Walsall Express and Star of Wednesday, 24th August 2011. On the editorial page, under an tawdry why-oh-why whine about Sally Bercow and Big Brother … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Mad Old Baggage: A hoax scam

Whilst I was grumbling about urban myths being propagated by Peter Rhodes the other day, that excellent local blogger Linda Mason has crafted a fine blog post about such dissemination elsewhere. Neighbourhood watch newsletters are notorious vectors of urban myths, … Continue reading

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