What Kind of Jerk Publishes a Faux Newspaper With Disrespectful Lampooning of Local News Stories?

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faux newspaperFREEPORT — An anonymous faux newspaper called the Crow’s Nest has resurfaced, upsetting some residents and business owners, and prompting town officials to investigate whether they have the right to prevent its distribution. According to several residents, the publication has been distributed periodically in town for about 25 years. It parodies town business, politics and public officials. An edition distributed before the Nov. 8 election targeted several candidates and town staff. The publication also depicted a lynching, prompting several residents to address the Town Council on Dec. 6. (read more at The Forecaster)

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4 Comments on "What Kind of Jerk Publishes a Faux Newspaper With Disrespectful Lampooning of Local News Stories?"

  1. I nominate you! You are the best jerk to do this. It is your calling.

  2. Thank you. The Rumford Meteor does allow voting, but please — no wagering.

  3. If A Crow’s Nest has been published for 25 years, why is city council just getting around to banning it? Either city council is slow or there is some article that finally hit a raw nerve. Should be a good scandal under that nerve.

  4. Harrumph!

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