Real fake news: Wherein social media misappropriation hits home

It was six days after Sept. 11, 2001, and the nation was struggling to come to grips with the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a plane that crashed in a Pennsylvania farm field whose target remains uncertain.  The Journal Gazette staff was recording how local residents were affected by the immediate deaths of almost 3,000 and the first-day injury of 6,000 others when JG photographer Samuel Hoffman, acting on a tip, drove by a home in South Milford. There, a man was helping his neighbor paint a 60-by-100 foot flag on the lawn in front of her house. The resident, Lori Davis, had a son serving in the Marines. He was returning home on leave.    Read the article……………..


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