Ynet takes on fishy journalism


Ynet uncovers shocking allegations involving Swedish lox and the abused feet of Norwegian fishermen:

However, Ynet’s special investigative report has revealed, for the first time, what may be the secret ingredient in Sweden’s gravad lax. The horrifying findings indicate that the source is fungus removed from the feet of innocent Norwegian fishermen.

Stephen Dubner, the Freakonomics blogger at the New York Times, says that a nation where newspapers give up real estate to satirists and poets can’t be all that bad:

Those who dislike Israel for whatever reason should at least acknowledge that, between parody and poetry, its journalism is pretty interesting.

Israel’s Foreign Ministry, take note.

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