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The Joke is on the Media: April Fool's in Ethiopia

Written by Solana Larsen On 1 April 2014 @ 8:44 am | 2 Comments

In Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Ethiopia, Media & Journalism, Quick Reads, Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopians on Twitter are celebrating April Fool's day with fake news headlines that imitate the lies of state owned media. Says one Ethiopian tweep: “They broadcast black deceptions 365 days a year, and we are giving back to them dozens of false headlines as much as we can”. Follow and retweet #ETvDay [1].


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[1] #ETvDay: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ETvDay%20&src=typd

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