Aug 8, 2014

Media briefs: Crikey and pictures … Tharunka prank … hand-drawn newspapers …

Tharunka's prank landed a big fish, and other media tidbits of the day.

Nice prank, Tharunka. Every year on the University of New South Wales’ Foundation Day, students pull pranks. The tradition has a fairly rich history, and this year, UNSW’s student publication Tharunka decided to get in on the fun by targeting media outlets.

On Tharunka’s website yesterday, they ran an article claiming UNSW students had occupied the local Max Brenner chocolate cafe in protest about the war in Gaza (Max Brenner was founded in Israel and delivers chocolate to IDF soldiers, though the Australian operation is licensed to a local owner who has nothing to do with that).

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  1. Bill Hilliger

    Amongst all the bad news nowadays there is also some good news: …Australian newspapers hurt News Corpse profits (again). May this trend continue at an exponential rate into the future. Bad news for the Corpse is good news for all Australians and democracy.

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