International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

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International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:07 pm

International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Clown Steps on Landmine (But Not Really)

by Chhorn Phearun | October 24, 2016

News readers around the world were told over the weekend of a freak accident in which a prankster dressed as a clown stepped on an unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Oddar Meanchey province’s Samraong City.

Some news outlets called it the first fatality in a global clown craze that began in the U.S. in August. But the bizarre incident, first reported on the Times of Cambodia website, never happened, according to local officials.

“It didn’t happen. I absolutely deny the information,” provincial police chief Men Ly said on Sunday.

full-story.....https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/clow ... ly-119646/


http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news ... wn-9089217

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/ki ... 74496.html

http://www.maxim.com/news/creepy-clown- ... on-2016-10
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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by bolueeleh » Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:30 pm

looks like mirror, standard and maxim just got onioned
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Post by Username Taken » Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:15 pm

Huh, you mean that story's not true? So, what really happened to the clown then?
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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:57 pm

Yeah I was wondering about the intentions of the Times of Cambodia site - just for the lolz ?
In that case, good catch of international trash media news.

However, the CD article is not entirely correct in citing Reddit here :
Various media outlets continued to propel the story over the weekend, and it even gained traction on Reddit, a discussion forum that bills itself as “the front page of the internet.”
The Reddit discussion forum very promptly called Times of Cambodia a fake news site at least 4 days ago - even before the story was taken up by international media, who would have done well to check it out before publishing. I had a look as soon as JB posted the story on CEO (as ajoke) last Wednesday and the fake accusations came up right away on Reddit : Image
With the link to this domain name site : Image

With just the slightest fact check, it was obviously a hoax, just like the news site. Check out these articles in potato English:
http://timesofcambodia.com/clash-land-r ... hnom-penh/
http://timesofcambodia.com/new-report-s ... asia-rise/
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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:51 pm

the 2nd link great stuff

i'd say their a serious news outlet.Otherwise why make it u can't highlight/copy with a left click


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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by Bertros » Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:05 pm

me thinks they may have known it. this was another link on the 'maxim' page

http://www.maxim.com/women/madonna-make ... on-2016-10


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some nice pic's of chicks though.

just sayin'


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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by vladimir » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:08 am

What a bunch of bozos...
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Re: International News Outlet Picked Up Fake News by Times of Cambodia

Post by finbar » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:19 pm

Bertros wrote:
Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:05 pm
some nice pic's of chicks though.

just sayin'
I would say this is actually sexual harrassment, I feel dirty:

https://www.maxim.com/women/alexis-ren- ... ini-2018-7
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