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Guardian mistake fan art for real thing...

September 24th, 2010 (04:27 pm)

Colin Brockhurst's mock-up Radio Times cover, imagining Planet of the Dead as a Hartnell story, has been mistaken for a real cover by the staff of The Guardian online:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/gallery/2010/sep/24/radio-times-covers#/?picture=367016474&index=17

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Posted by: http://elevatormusic.space (sebastienne)
Posted at: September 24th, 2010 03:36 pm (UTC)

Managed to see it just before they took it down, I think!

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: September 24th, 2010 03:38 pm (UTC)

A Guardian staff member reads my Tweets, so that probably alerted them...

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Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: September 24th, 2010 10:02 pm (UTC)

You are quite right! Have a link...

http://pics.livejournal.com/parrot_knight/pic/00069qrd/

Posted by: daniel_saunders (daniel_saunders)
Posted at: September 26th, 2010 01:08 pm (UTC)
Doctor Who

Very amusing, but also worrying. If they can't tell the difference between fan art and the real thing, what chance do they have with real news?

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: September 26th, 2010 02:06 pm (UTC)
Tom

Exactly!