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Parents Stupid, or just Sun Readers?

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 10:50:44 -0400 (CLT)

I saw this - http://www.hoosiergazette.com/News/Sept2004/news001.htm - and
was surprised (20 points is a lot).  So before I forwarded it here, I
tried to find the source.  There is no such researcher or project at the
Kinsey Institute - the story is a hoax (Hoosier Gazette is a spoof site). 
But the story was picked up by the Sun newspaper in the UK -

If you read the Sun's report you'll notice a picture and gratuitous
reference to the Simpsons.  That's not in the original story.  However,
the Sun is owned by New International.  Which is part of NewsCorp.  Which
owns Fox.  Which broadcasts The Simpsons in the UK -

I guess this is "synergy"?


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