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The Joke is on the Media: April Fool's in Ethiopia

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Media & Journalism

Ethiopians on Twitter are celebrating April Fool's day with fake news headlines that imitate the lies of state owned media. Says one Ethiopian tweep: “They broadcast black deceptions 365 days a year, and we are giving back to them dozens of false headlines as much as we can”. Follow and retweet #ETvDay [1].