Google News Faking Headlines?

Confederate Yankee thought he had found evidence that Google News was faking headlines. Thanks to Eugene Volokh, he found out they weren’t.

The Blogosphere: Fact checking our own asses.

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  1. Frank says:

    Nice post and great blog. We threw up a post to your blog and both this post and your post about the UK exporting Islamic radicals. Thanks for showing everyone how to run good blog.

  2. Paul says:

    The guy must not use google news much.

  3. It sounds like the used the LV Sun headline, but the Newsday article. If that’s not faking a headline, it’s about as close as you can get without doing it.

  4. Peter says:

    Easy mistake to make, but you meant Jim Lindgren, not Eugene Volokh, right?