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Fall for Fake Wikipedia Quote
May 11, 2009 3:25 PM CDT
Obit Editors Fall for Fake Wikipedia Quote
Papers printed Maurice Jarre gem, but he didn't say it; Irish student did
- An Irish college student managed to prank the world media in an attempt to illustrate lax fact-checking in today’s 24-hour news cycle, the AP reports. When French composer Maurice Jarre died March 28, Shane Fitzgerald fabricated a delicious quote and put it on the Jarre Wikipedia page. The citizen...
Mar 30, 2009 1:59 AM CDT
Maurice Jarre worked with Hollywood legends
- Maurice Jarre, the composer who wrote the Oscar-winning scores of
Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and A Passage to India
, has died of cancer at the age of 84. The Frenchman—who rose to fame after moving to Los Angeles in the '60s—worked with such film director legends as...
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