Free (Fake) Copies of the New York Times

Free (Fake) Copies of the New York Times
technology
Christine Huang
  • 12 november 2008

This morning, New Yorkers were gifted with free copies of the NY Times on the street – but they weren’t just any New York Times. They were copies from the future, dated July 4, 2009, and headlined with the long-awaited news: “IRAQ WAR ENDS.” The copies, bearing the same look and feel as the real deal, are filled with other fake news stories pointing to the pranksters’ hopes of what the future could hold (i.e., “New York Bike Path System Expanded Dramatically” and “National Health Insurance Act Passes.”)

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