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Kyoko Shimbun


Web [Japan]

This fake news site publishes false reports on things that seem possible but aren’t actually true. Since it was launched eight years ago, the site has presented some 600 made-up articles. Though most of the content is simply trashy, the satirical element that pops up unexpectedly has attracted a legion of loyal readers.





UK was born in Kyoto in 1980, and launched the fake news site Kyoko Shimbun while still in university.

( 2012 )

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