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    The internet and traditional media are increasingly duped by phony events that go viral online. Media's desire to ride the viral wave means stories aren't checked and retractions don't matter because by the time things are clarified, people have moved on.

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    Day 6 - Carly Rae Jepsen and the death of the One-Hit WonderAug 21, 2015 | 10:43Day 6 Carly Rae Jepsen and the death of the One-Hit Wonder Audio
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