(May 2003 - March 2007.) Tama's thoughts on the blogosphere, podcasting, popular culture, digital media and citizen journalism posted from a laptop computer somewhere in Perth's isolated, miniature, urban jungle ...

Grevious Rumours

Tuesday, March 22, 2005
The Rubber Chicken tells the tale of how one unconfirmed email, which started out as a prank, quickly turned into hot news online. The rumour was that John Rhys-Davies was set to voice General Grievous in Episode III, which was not entirely unbelievable, but the fact that this story went up on Ain't It Cool News after one anonymous email and made its way as far as The Guardian and beyond speaks to the absolute necessity of checking sources before publication! The story itself is quite amusing, but also serves as a warning for more serious arenas of writing ... [Via Waxy]


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