Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Truth versus the Web

Saw this priceless quote in a profile of a couple that runs snopes.com, a website that checks the facts behind urban legends on the Web:

“It’s not like, ‘Well, we have to get out there and defend the truth,’ ” Mrs. Mikkelson added. “When you’re looking at truth versus gossip, truth doesn’t stand a chance.”

To read the rest of the profile, visit "Debunkers of Fiction Sift the Net" by Brian Stelter at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/05/technology/05snopes.html?src=linkedin.

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