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[28 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bureau Chief on Public Radio in Salt Lake City

Tune in tomorrow morning to KCPW’s City Views to hear a discussion with me about FakeAPStylebook!
I’ll be on Segment 2 of the show.
You can listen to the show online, and it is also available as a podcast.

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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
FakePewResearch profile and interview on the Daily Dot

Head over to the Daily Dot for a profile of FakePewResearch and comments from Bureau Chiefs Ken Lowery, RJ White, and David Wolkin.
“Did you know that 33 percent of puppies never get hugged?
Or that the top baby names for 2011 were Edward, Harry, Dylan, Chase and Sealteamsix?
If you do, chances are you are one of the more than 13,800 people following @fakepewresearch, a hilarious new parody Twitter account from the minds behind @fakeapstylebook. The account parodies the Pew Research Center, a think tank established in 2004 as a subsidiary of …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Dr. Andrew Kunka profiled

‘Write More Good’: USC Sumter professor joins several writers in spoof of AP Stylebook
“Andrew Kunka’s friends swear they can spot the USC Sumter English professor’s jokes in the spoof handbook “Write More Good.”
Most of the time, Kunka says, they are wrong.
The book was inspired by a Twitter feed started by Kunka and 14 friends across the country who call themselves The Bureau Chiefs. The feed “FakeAPStylebook” was started about two years ago and offers tips such as “Use citrus adjectives to describe the physiques of baseball players: juiced, lime, fresh-squeezed, …

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[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
FakePewResearch Mentioned on Slate and Wall St Journal Blogs

Fake Pew Research was featured on the Slate culture blog Browbeat, “Like its forebear, @FakePewResearch takes an iconic journalistic tool—in this case, polling data—and throws in just the right amounts of irony, pop-culture geekery, and absurdism. The resulting feed has the flavor of old Onion infographics back when best-selling CDs were still a common subject of conversation.”
The Wall Street Journal Ideas Market also featured FakePewResearch, “You’ve heard of the Pew Research Center, perhaps — purveyor of earnest surveys and reports on various aspects of American life? Well, Twitter has given …

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[6 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
American Journalism Review covers FakePewResearch

In “84 Percent of Our Followers Like Our Tweets!” The American Journalism Review interviews several Bureau Chiefs.
“A Pew Research Center study on religion in America spawned a Twitter feed that pokes fun at everything from Wolf Blitzer and Jay-Z to geography and ex-girlfriends.
Fake Pew Research launched September 19 and already has nearly 10,000 followers. Like everything he and his fellow Fake AP Stylebook contributors produce, creator Ken Lowery says their goal is to make themselves laugh. And if they entertain other people in the process, even better.”