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Media Bistro’s Fishbowl NY reported that Perth Now published a fake story about Rupert Murdoch. The story reportedly claimed Murdoch married a journalist at Perth Now “in a shotgun wedding” and was re-reported by another newspaper.  Perth Now is owned by Murdoch’s News Corp.

According to Media Bistro, the fake story originated during a training session.  Media Bistro advised: ” Next time you write fake copy, maybe, just maybe, keep the name of your boss/overlord out of it.”

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