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CNN Puts Queensland In Tasmania: Daily Mail Invents Capricornia

by | 7th, February 2011

AUSTRALIA is in the news for suffering horrendous flooding (with Paddle Thru McDonald’s and a hero called Jordan Rice) and being hit by Cyclone Yasi Yasi Yasi. Now it suffers anew as CNN and the Daily Mail set about redrawing boundaries and creating new worlds.

CNN places Queensland in Tasmania. The Mail introduces us to the news state of Capricornia, a fabled land of dragons ruled by Saturn…

Spotter: Big Think



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