When the Guardian posted a “news article” earlier this year headlined “Eyeball-licking: the fetish that is making Japanese teenagers sick,” all hell broke loose. That’s because the “story” was a hoax, and the Guardian, along with a number of news-gathering outlets, did not do the proper fact-checking that such stories warrant. But thanks to the Tokyo-based […]The post Eyeball-licking trend in Japan debunked by sharp-eyed reporter appeared first on TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics. …read more

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