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.
Apple CEO apologizes after Chinese government media attacked Apple repair policies in the country. Some Chinese consumers mocked the government's attacks but Apple CEO apologizes nonetheless.
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