Recommended Reading: Janet Jackson, ‘Taxi Driver,’ and Really, Really Fake News

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, fresh reappraisals of an influential album and film, a peek into the world of Facebook fake news, and a deep dive into the […]

Hollywood actor David Arquette was hospitalised after having his face sliced open with a pizza cutter during a fake wrestling match

TMZ David Arquette was hospitalised after a staged but bloody wrestling match on Friday. The wrestling match was contested under “hardcore” rules, where combatants can use weapons. Arquette wrestled convicted bank robber Nick Gage, and they smashed light tubes over each other’s heads. But Arquette was cut open and reportedly had to go to hospital. […]

YouTube users are running into fake and dangerous videos, study finds

New data from Pew Research Center highlights both the highs and lows of YouTube. The study — which was based on a survey of 4,594 adults in the US conducted earlier this year — found that people of all ages use YouTube for just about everything. It’s especially a popular choice for figuring out how […]

Recommended Reading: Access Journalism, Mid-Term Voting, and the Tale of the Fake Saudi Prince

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, some pressing concerns ahead of Tuesday’s elections, along with a jaw-dropping story of con artistry, and a deep dive into the many video iterations […]