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It"s not news, it"s fark

how mass media tries to pass off crap as news

by Drew Curtis

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Gotham in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDrew Curtis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP92.U5 C87 2007
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22767515M
ISBN 101592402917
ISBN 109781592402915
LC Control Number2007008151
OCLC/WorldCa85692841

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Drew exposes eight stranger-than-fiction media patterns that prove just how little reporting is going on in the world of reporters today/5(54).

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Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Fart Book [Paperback]/5. Drew Curtis, who runs the notorious offbeat news website Fark, has a new book out which was just released today: “It’s Not News, It’s Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap As News” A drop-dead hysterically funny look at the go-to stories mass media uses when there’s not enough hard news to fill a newspaper or a news broadcast.

Book Review: It's Not News, It's Fark Drew Curtis may run one of the funniest news aggregation sites around, but just because he's a joker, don't make the mistake of thinking he doesn't really. It’s Not News, It’s Fark examines all the “news” that was never fit for print in the first place, and promises to have you laughing along the way.

About Drew Curtis Drew Curtis was born, raised, and still lives in scenic Lexington, KY with his wife and two children but has yet to realized his lifelong dream of owning a herd of fainting goats. A Fark book seems like an odd proposition.

In the Acknowledgments Drew Curtis thanks a friend who guided him to compromise with the publishers looking for a best-of Fark book.

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On slow news days, mainstream media still has to deliver. Fark. the Web site, is a news aggregator and an edited social networking news site. Every day Fark receives 2, or so news submissions from its readership, from which we hand-pick the funny and weird notable news -- and not-news -- of the day.It's Not News, It's Fark Drew Curtis, the guy behind Uncrate favoriteunleashes his criticisms of mainstream media in his own extra special ultra sarcastic way with this hardcover.

It's Not News, It's Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap As News ($14) examines just that — the stories the big media folks keep trying to shove down everyone's throats as must-read news."In It's Not News, It's Fark, Drew Curtis takes a critical look at the mass media.

He promises to examine why the news is often not news at all, to look at the fear mongering, the cyclical nature of the news and the fluff that is passed off as important.5/5().