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“IRAQ WAR ENDS”, as reported in the New York Times (hopeful faux edition)

Posted in Activism?, Communication, Confusion, Life Performance Art, Literary, Miracles, The meaning of life with tags , , , , , , on November 13, 2008 by Admin

Thanks Tribal Scribal, for the following article.

Imagine – an entire edition of the New York Times reminiscent of the Seussian “If I ran the zoo” and all that. I wish I had a copy of this in my possession….

New York Times edition, July 4th, 2009 totally faux, totally hopeful

New York Times edition, July 4th, 2009 totally faux, totally hopeful

November 12, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
writers@nytimes-se.com
917-202-5479
718-208-0684
415-533-3961

“SPECIAL” NEW YORK TIMES BLANKETS CITIES WITH MESSAGE OF HOPE AND CHANGE
Thousands of volunteers behind elaborate operation

* PDF: http://www.nytimes-se.com/pdf
* Ongoing video releases: http://www.nytimes-se.com/video

* The New York Times responds: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/12/pranksters-spoof-the-times/

Hundreds of independent writers, artists, and activists are claiming credit for an elaborate project, 6 months in the making, in which 1.2 million copies of a “special edition” of the New York Times were distributed in cities across the U.S. by thousands of volunteers. Continue reading

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