Onion story fools Bangladeshi editors

09/10/2009 | BBC

A pair of Bangladeshi newspapers reprinted what looked like a hot story last week -- alleging that astronaut Neil Armstrong had been convinced he never landed on the moon. The article was a fake, of course, reprinted from humor Web site the Onion. The editors of the two papers later apologized for not checking the story out, saying they didn't realize the Onion wasn't a real news organization.

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