Onion Dupes New York Times

Apparently Times ' editors don't read the teen-girl tabloid
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2011 3:04 AM CDT
Updated Apr 25, 2011 4:50 AM CDT
Onion Punks Times With Tiger Beat Goof
The New York Times had an embarrassing correction yesterday, after using a parody cover of Tiger Beat from The Onion.   (http://twitpic.com/4opbs2)

(Newser) – Remember the time Barack Obama graced the cover of Tiger Beat magazine accompanied by the news that he had won the "slumber party" vote? Oh, wait a minute, that was a "news" story published by the Onion. Apparently, someone forgot to tell the New York Times, which included the mock cover image in a recent article profiling the history of the teen-girl tabloid. Gawker caught the Times' embarrassing correction yesterday. (Read more New York Times stories.)

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