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Documentary team fake out news editors

The Guardian details the quest of the team behind the upcoming Starsuckers documentary, which tested how easy it was to see fake celebrity news by giving dubious tips to tabloid papers.
October 14, 2009

The Guardian details the quest of the team behind the upcoming Starsuckers documentary, which tested how easy it was to see fake celebrity news by giving dubious tips to tabloid papers.

About The Author
Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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