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Covering a Lie

The New York Times discusses “The Lonelygirl That Really Wasn’t” but skirts the ethical questions — including the fact that the site in question was deceiving people, and that the creators plainly hope to make money on the people they’ve deceived. Isn’t that — at least as much the smart forensic work that exposed the lie — the more important story?

1 Comment on “Covering a Lie”

  1. #1 doug
    on Sep 13th, 2006 at 3:15 pm