Lazy Journalists Fall for Marketing Hoax

In a delightful scam that should be a warning to editors everywhere, one Michael Burdick of Las Vegas created a web site, Hunting for Bambi, offering rich jerks the chance to hunt down naked women with paintball guns in the Nevada desert outside Las Vegas, at four grand a time. The service did not, of course, exist. The only point of the exercise was to sit back and watch as the US media wallowed in an opportunity to present themselves as outraged crusaders for women’s rights, without bothering to check their facts

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