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New York Times Scooped By The Onion Over Obama’s Singing

by | 27th, April 2011

FIRST the  New York Times was scooped by news that Barack Obama sings in the shower. Then the paper of record’s  fact-checkers got to work and got more upset:

A series of pictures last Sunday of covers of the magazine Tiger Beat, with an article about how the original teen-girl tabloid has remained virtually unchanged since its inception in 1965, erroneously included a parody cover, produced by the satiric newspaper The Onion, that featured a picture of President Obama.

Anorak once got a call from Tiger Aspect , a TV production company. The voice on the line wanted to contact Barry Richards, 16, a pupil at the Wat Tyler comprehensive

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