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Old 06 July 2009, 03:53 AM
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Australia Sorting inbox fact from fiction

Slacktivism, fauxtography and bald faced lies. Anyone with an email account, an address book and the ability to press 'forward' can - and probably has - committed all of the above.

And while the furore over a fake email scam continues to distract Australia's political leaders, for internet mythbusters David and Barbara Mikkelson, there are more pressing matters of cyber fabrication at hand.
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Old 06 July 2009, 04:09 AM
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...while a picture of First Lady Michelle Obama posing at a soup kitchen for a "homeless" person equipped with a $500 camera phone was also dismissed as a fabrication.
That's not quite right, is it? It's not a fabricated photo, the myth is the insupported interpretation of the photo.

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