Posts Tagged: Internet hoaxes

We Have to Trust Our Punch: A Conversation with Kevin Young

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Kevin Young discusses Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News, America’s relationship to hoaxes, and what we can learn from that relationship.

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On the Internet, No One Knows You’re A Liar

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Slate‘s recurring feature “The Longform Guide to…,” curated by Longform.org, is usually fascinating, and the most recent installment is no exception. In “honor” of the revelation that Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s girlfriend never existed, Max Linsky leads us through a maze of stories on Internet hoaxes. Especially unsettling is “The Lying Disease,” a recent […]

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