Trending #fakenews #satire article: “Puerto Ricans Without Power For Month Can Only Assume This Leading Story Across National News Media”
With over 7104 Facebook engagements counted on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:43:56 GMT, the article titled “Puerto Ricans Without Power For Month Can Only Assume This Leading Story Across National News Media” (publish date Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:54:00 GMT) on the satire website theonion.com is currently trending on Facebook.
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“ Puerto Ricans Without Power For Month Can Only Assume This Leading Story Across National News Media Go to permalink SAN JUAN, PR—Saying that their fellow countrymen were probably deluged with coverage of their plight, residents of Puerto Rico who have been without power for the last month told reporters Thursday that they could only assume that this crisis had to be the nation’s leading news story. “I mean, I haven’t heard anything due to being without electricity for so long, but I assume this catastrophe is dominating the 24-hour news cycle in the rest of the country,” said 46-year-old Mariel Costa, one of 3.4 million Puerto Ricans who felt positive that news sources like The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, and other media organizations must be unable to cover much of anything else but the ongoing humanitarian crisis happening in the U.S. territory since Hurricane Maria devastated the island five weeks ago. “
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