Fake Studies

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from TPPF,

What to Know: An elaborate hoax has shown how easy it is to get fake academic studies published—and taken seriously. One study, for example, claimed dog parks are “a place of rampant canine rape culture and systemic oppression against the oppressed dog.”

The TPPF Take: The hoax was intentional—to show that academia has abandoned rigor for political correctness.

“As the authors of the stunt note, ‘something has gone wrong in the university,” says TPPF’s Tom Lindsay. “What they did to expose the ideological corruption in grievance-studies was spectacularly successful, for which they received what all doers of good deeds receive in today’s universities—punishment from their respective universities.”

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