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Rob Beschizza

The Half Brick
Managing Editor — Boing Boing
As seen in: Boing Boing, WIRED
Covers:  culture, games, technology, fiction
Doesn't Cover: social networing, apps that aren't games

Editor, writer, artist, and developer at Boing Boing

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@Beschizza — 8,848 followers, 2,475 tweets

Dec 08, 2016

@mariabustillos Yeah, the old hearst-era stuff! Read very much like "fake news" in the modern form.

Dec 08, 2016

Sokal hoax legacy: 10% lefty twaddle exposed 90% enraged adolescent scientism from guys who never read the twaddle *or* Sokal&Bricmont

Dec 08, 2016

@mariabustillos I'd say roughly that fake news is mostly the infection of US media with UK tabloid viruses, but the excuses are postmodern.

Dec 08, 2016

It sure did, just as the Sokal Affair encouraged opposite and not entirely equal reactions that only helped us get there faster.

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