The life and death of a manufactured news “story.”

January 1, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More

The “Ground Zero Mosque” was clearly a manufactured “news” story. The proof is in the mindlessness and dishonesty of the story (It was barely a mosque and it wasn’t at ground zero and the story’s sudden unexplained death.


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Adam says:

    It was a story manufactured by the Right and pushed very hard by them, until being picked up by a lazy mainstream media that loves controversy…

  2. Jim Razinha says:

    That it was manufactured wasn't news to me, but I did learn something from the article…I'm going to play with Google News tineline to see what comes up for a few of my favorite topics.

  3. Jim Razinha says:


    I wonder what a "tineline: would reveal – all the forks the the information road?

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