When the People's Daily, the Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper, took as straight news The Onion's declaration that stout North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was 2012's "Sexiest Man Alive," it became the biggest foreign media outlet to be fooled by the satirical American newspaper. But it is not the first. Here are several other foreign news sites that took Onion fiction as newsworthy fact.
Even after a record-high criminal fine, the regulatory safeguards of a behemoth bank like JPMorgan can take a back seat to the outsized incentives to bring in enormous amounts of cash.
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