The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

16 December 2003

It's only words on a screen

A brief review of the statistics for this blog reveals that the single most popular post ever was the one with the dubious message on a CNN screenshot.

Ever since then, I've wondered if that flub was simply a fluke. Following this research by James Ridgeway's Mondo Washington column in The Village Voice (sidebar by Jennifer Snow), I am inclined to believe that it is not.

To wit:
Who's been screwing with this thing?

Sheesh. (Found at Fark)

(3:30 pm: Tweaked the credits slightly.)

Posted at 12:20 PM to Say What?


give credit where credit's due: Jennifer Snow, Village Voice

not Fark.

Posted by: li'l jesus at 2:40 PM on 16 December 2003

Yeah, but that's where I stole the link from originally, though I made a point of giving the Voice the proper link in the text.

Sometimes this gets complicated, y'know?

Posted by: CGHill at 3:28 PM on 16 December 2003

That's gotta be Photoshopped. Even CNN can't be THAT biased... or stupid!

Posted by: Ralph Gizzip at 7:26 PM on 16 December 2003