National Public Radio
Communist Party's mouthpiece got fooled into republishing a "story" by The Onion that declared North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is 2012"s "sexiest man alive." On China's increasingly free-wheeling internet, thousands of users have ripped the state-...
Tongue-in-cheek clearly doesn't come naturally to the Chinese Communist Party's official mouthpiece and the stodgy People's Daily faced ridicule on Wednesday for missing a joke about North Korea's leader. The newspaper's website published an...
Seattle Post Intelligencer
How did a spoof article about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un being the sexiest man alive end up as a real news item in China? Turns out it was a case of telephone, or Chinese whispers, in the digital age. Hong Kong media picked up the piece by U.S.