Monday, December 19, 2011

Local news discovers Internet trolls

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From Radley Balko’s “local news hysteria” series, wherein he showcases clips of small-time media outlets breathlessly reporting on the latest supposed big teen scare, comes this bit of breaking news: Sum pplz r meen on teh Interwebz!

To their credit, they do source their information from Know Your Meme, even if they do dress it up with spooky graphics and victimized YouTubers as if they were reporting on anything more than the random brain-droppings of a bunch of maladjusted losers in their mamas’ basements.