The Australian Reddit community has long been aware of how reporters trawl the social network for story leads, and appears more than willing to lead them astray for shits and giggles.
“I like to think of it as more of a Trojan Horse than a hoax -- essentially because I dressed up an attack in a very pretty package and let the reporters take the bait.” Freelance journalist Harrison Johnstone reports.
ABC defends 7.30's ratings dip. And other media tidbits of the day.
While tributes have been flowing for computer activist Aaron Swartz after his death at the weekend, details have also emerged of his battle with US prosecutors.
Aaron Swartz was a hacker in every sense of the word. His death -- at just 26 -- is a tragic loss for technology's bright young things and raises questions about the fight for freedom of information on the internet.
Opening mail is one of Scott Widak's favourite activities. The terminally ill 47-year-old got the surprise of his life when a Reddit campaign showered him with letters from around the world.
With the knowledge that young people are more likely to express themselves online than over the phone, Reddit have introduced a new suicide prevention initiative -- but it's far from perfect, writes Jesse Singal.
University isn't just for drinking and occasional study, according to many young entrepreneurs. Here's a round-up of some darlings from the business world that got their big start during college.