A twitter exchange tonight caught my attention. It seemed that some seriously bad judgement had been made in regards to the two football players who were convicted of several charges of rape and remanded to a youth center. The person tweeted their concern that this is true and asked a well known blogger if this was true or a joke. It turned out to the the latter.

http://dailycurrant.com/2013/03/18/steubenville-rapists-released-football-games/

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The problem with hoax articles such as the one this publication is known for, is that people usually do not read past the headline to see the punchline that the article was in fact a joke.

It is stories like this that cause a lot of false rumors to be created. It will be interesting if people will understand that this is a joke or will we see a bunch of people in Anonymous masks once again invade the small town of Steubenville, Ohio?

Stay tuned

MURT

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