In 2005, a woman named Anna Ayala was dining in a Wendy’s in San Jose, when she claimed to have found a finger in her chilli. The resulting hysteria caused the restaurant chain to lose an estimated $21 million in business. The finger was taken...
Edie is a writer based in the North East of England. She studied Literature and Politics at the University of York, and later a postgraduate degree in Art History and Theory at the University of Essex. She is interested in politics, media, gender and visual and internet cultures.
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Our writers’ recommendations for the best debunking, fact checking and media criticism you shouldn't miss this week.
Nick, Contributing Editor - A photo currently circulating on social media has Dr. Anthony Fauci alongside Barack Obama and...
On July 8, the food site Tasty posted a 3 minute and 55 second video with the caption “These Are All Cakes,” showing a knife cutting into several different unnervingly realistic objects and revealing them to be made, in fact, of cake.
You might think that a pandemic would be enough to scare vaccine skeptics into changing their minds, but it seems the opposite is true. A dangerous combination of vaccine disinformation and a precipitous drop in vaccinations during the pandemic...
Our writers’ recommendations this week feature This week's Tinfoil Digest is here! Featuring Julia Marcus, Lucina Di Meco, Rohan Seth and Prateek Waghre, as well as the podcast On The Media.
This week's Tinfoil Digest features Camille Stewart, Jason Koebler, Tim Marchman, Micha Frazer-Caroll, Josiah Taru, Tinashe Chimbidzikai, Dr. Rohin Francis and a tampon in a frappuccino. Refreshing!
Thousands of teen users of the social network TikTok have claimed responsibility for the low attendance of Donald Trump’s re-election rally in Tulsa, OK on Saturday. Bolstered by fans of the niche musical genre K-Pop (which originated in Korea,...
On March 18th, just before lockdown was announced in the UK, I received a long (600 words or so) text from a family member. I have no idea where they had got it from, and I suspect they hadn’t read it; they certainly hadn’t read it carefully.
Our writers’ recommendations this week include writing from Jaron Harambam, a Chubby Emu video, a podcast from Josh Levin and loads more.