The Guardian: How technology disrupted the truth

How technology disrupted the truth | Katharine Viner

One Monday morning last September, Britain woke to a depraved news story. The prime minister, David Cameron, had committed an "obscene act with a dead pig's head", according to the Daily Mail. "A distinguished Oxford contemporary claims Cameron once took part in an outrageous initiation ceremony at a Piers Gaveston event, involving a dead pig," the paper reported.

How technology disrupted the truth | Katharine Viner

One Monday morning last September, Britain woke to a depraved news story. The prime minister, David Cameron, had committed an "obscene act with a dead pig's head", according to the Daily Mail. "A distinguished Oxford contemporary claims Cameron once took part in an outrageous initiation ceremony at a Piers Gaveston event, involving a dead pig," the paper reported.


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Original Title: How technology disrupted the truth

External source: The Guardian

Author: Katharine Viner

Publication date: 07/12/2016


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