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(Forbes)   Proof: It takes no credentials to be quoted as an "expert" by the media   (forbes.com) divider line 111
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2012-07-19 04:49:41 PM  
I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.
 
2012-07-19 04:50:17 PM  
I'm an expert on being god, I know this because the media says so
 
2012-07-19 04:54:46 PM  

tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.


Why don't you have a seat over there?
 
2012-07-19 04:54:46 PM  
Awesome experiment - I no longer believe everything I read on the internet
 
2012-07-19 04:55:05 PM  
Every article has to have a partisan spin nowadays, even though this guy duped every news outlet including forbes the forbes headline reads like a who's who in derper's liberal media conspiracy.
 
2012-07-19 04:55:07 PM  
"I've been in the business a fairly long time, and I've seen this happen many times even prior to blogs. I don't think this is isolated or terribly, terribly unusual."

lol
 
2012-07-19 04:55:17 PM  
They should've just called a buddy who's an expert in experts.
 
2012-07-19 04:55:19 PM  
www.bradbranson.com

PFft, amateurs.
 
2012-07-19 04:55:22 PM  
I am an expert in evaluating experts. In my expert opinion you, sir, are no expert.

/expert
 
2012-07-19 04:56:07 PM  
cf.chucklesnetwork.agj.co

I don't know much about media experts, but I know a guy who is an expert on media experts. Let me get him down here so he can be an expert on media experts and find out how much a media expert is worth.
 
2012-07-19 04:56:29 PM  
You reading this, spentmiles? You could be raking in the dough!
 
2012-07-19 04:57:10 PM  
CSB:

After JFK Jr. crashed his airplane, I got a call from a news station, asking if I would be willing to appear on air to discuss the crash. I said no, that while I am an an expert in some aspects of aerospace engineering (I'm a professor), and I am a pilot, I'm not an expert in aviation safety. Their response? "That's OK, we'd like to have you on anyway."

Moral of the story: You don't have to lie about being an expert to get on a television news program, because they don't really care.
 
2012-07-19 04:57:28 PM  
I have a super power. I have the ability to turn my van into a parking lot. It's true. I do it all the time.
 
2012-07-19 04:57:30 PM  
No kidding.

dailycensored.com
 
2012-07-19 04:59:12 PM  
You can get a Congressional hearing too.

llwproductions.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-07-19 05:00:09 PM  
tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.

So you are a master debater?

I myself am a cunning linquist
 
2012-07-19 05:03:10 PM  
Newsflash: Blogging isn't journalism
 
2012-07-19 05:03:21 PM  

Oldiron_79: tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.

So you are a master debater?

I myself am a cunning linquist


I'm an ATM expert. You stick it in one hole and then stick it in the other and voila you've got cash.
 
2012-07-19 05:03:35 PM  
This article is obviously intended to create unreasonable doubt with respect to "experts" who have evaluated the released digital scan of President Obama's birth certificate and determined it to be fraudulent merely because the "experts" state fundamentally false claims regarding the actual content of the file.
 
2012-07-19 05:04:08 PM  

tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.


Get started. I'll need some time to evaluate your credentials.
 
2012-07-19 05:05:00 PM  
Oh sure, he expects us to believe he did all that lying? Obviously this journalist didn't do his research.
 
2012-07-19 05:06:37 PM  
I'm an expert in bullshiat; but I don't think any of us want to get into the details of that.
 
2012-07-19 05:08:41 PM  
The Yes Men. Look it up. This guy's playing AAA ball compared to them.
 
2012-07-19 05:08:48 PM  
www.stuntdubl.com
 
2012-07-19 05:10:16 PM  
Another way is you create your own certification agency.

The audio expert in the Zimmerman shooting is a good example.
 
2012-07-19 05:10:59 PM  

12349876: You can get a Congressional hearing too.

[llwproductions.files.wordpress.com image 425x254]
Raise your hand if you've ever been pregnant?
We didn't think so.


They must be doing something right, then.

/someone whip up a, "Being male: 99.99% effective" pic with Arnold
 
2012-07-19 05:11:51 PM  

NoseBrain: Newsflash: Blogging isn't journalism


Neither is a lot of what passes for journalism today.
 
2012-07-19 05:12:29 PM  

Gyrfalcon: tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.

Get started. I'll need some time to evaluate your credentials.


Biatch, please. I was finished before you even started.
 
2012-07-19 05:13:35 PM  
Oh I have seen first hand how this is true. In the break room where I work, the operations director wanted to install a camera to see if he could catch the slobs responsible for the constant mess in there. Now, bear in mind that this 'spy cam' was out in the open, with a large light to indicate it was on. We had a few employees who had a fit about it. They passed out flyers from an 'expert' who said they could not put a camera in a break room. I cried BS on this and researched not only the legal aspects of this, but the 'expert' as well. Turns out this lady has a writing degree. That's it. She is even touted on a few websites as an 'expert on surveillance'. I could find nothing to show she had any experience or even exposure to video surveillance. But, she was treated as an 'expert'. I think it is just because she was ranting about the topic. The bottom line is I went to the boss and showed him that, not only were these whining staffers wrong, their basis for their complaint was from someone who showed no real knowledge of the laws pertaining to the topic. Now of course, my wishy-washy boss did not let us re-install the camera and the break room is still a disaster all the time. (I do NOT eat in there, even if someone is nice enough to put out some snacks and/or lunch). But I enjoyed the look on the whiners faces when they found my response to their letter posted in that same break room. So funny!

/wish I was more of an expert on human BS, but since humanity knows no bounds in its ability to BS, I doubt there is such a thing...
 
2012-07-19 05:16:13 PM  

ZoeNekros: 12349876: You can get a Congressional hearing too.

[llwproductions.files.wordpress.com image 425x254]
Raise your hand if you've ever been pregnant?
We didn't think so.

They must be doing something right, then.

/someone whip up a, "Being male: 99.99% effective" pic with Arnold


packagetalk.files.wordpress.com

Being male: 99.99% effective
 
2012-07-19 05:16:16 PM  
As head of marketing for American Apparel, an online strategist for Tucker Max-

Aaaaaand that's where I stopped.
 
2012-07-19 05:16:38 PM  

Dimensio: This article is obviously intended to create unreasonable doubt with respect to "experts" who have evaluated the released digital scan of President Obama's birth certificate and determined it to be fraudulent merely because the "experts" state fundamentally false claims regarding the actual content of the file.


Oh, sure, when anybody with a high school diploma can see that there are layers in that forged birth certificate!

/why would we need an expert to weigh in on something so obvious?
 
2012-07-19 05:17:42 PM  
The only thing I got out of the article was jealousy that the head of marketing for American Apparel is only 25. Sigh.
 
2012-07-19 05:19:34 PM  

tetsoushima: Gyrfalcon: tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.

Get started. I'll need some time to evaluate your credentials.

Biatch, please. I was finished before you even started.


Oh, then sorry. I'll need at least 10 minutes to decide if you are expert enough for my needs.
 
2012-07-19 05:20:09 PM  
Baba Booey, Baba Booey, Baba Booey
 
2012-07-19 05:20:37 PM  
www.wearysloth.com

The witness is an expert and the court will hear his opinion!
 
2012-07-19 05:22:34 PM  

tetsoushima: I am a masturbation expert. Prove me wrong children, prove me wrong.


assets0.ordienetworks.com
 
2012-07-19 05:23:03 PM  
Oh yeah? Says who?
 
2012-07-19 05:23:51 PM  

nandaiyo: [www.bradbranson.com image 300x225]

PFft, amateurs.


I would love to know what made you choose that guy. I used to work with him.
 
2012-07-19 05:24:02 PM  
TFA
it was hard to imagine why someone would lie about something so mundane.

Exactly. That's why this story is so boring. This guy is a farking amateur. The Heritage Foundation does this shiat every day with issues that actually matter. You're bet your ass they get quoted all over the place.
 
2012-07-19 05:25:09 PM  
Well, this is like the shock of the century here.
 
2012-07-19 05:26:23 PM  

czei: The only thing I got out of the article was jealousy that the head of marketing for American Apparel is only 25. Sigh.


Don't be that jealous. American Apparel is synonymous with "teen hipster douchebag" in terms of fashion, and has had a short but rocky history, thanks to their exploitation of illegal immigrant labor.

The fact that the marketing head of American Apparel is a friggin' media troll douchebag doesn't surprise me.
 
2012-07-19 05:28:05 PM  

payattention: Oh I have seen first hand how this is true. In the break room where I work, the operations director wanted to install a camera to see if he could catch the slobs responsible for the constant mess in there. Now, bear in mind that this 'spy cam' was out in the open, with a large light to indicate it was on. We had a few employees who had a fit about it. They passed out flyers from an 'expert' who said they could not put a camera in a break room. I cried BS on this and researched not only the legal aspects of this, but the 'expert' as well. Turns out this lady has a writing degree. That's it. She is even touted on a few websites as an 'expert on surveillance'. I could find nothing to show she had any experience or even exposure to video surveillance. But, she was treated as an 'expert'. I think it is just because she was ranting about the topic. The bottom line is I went to the boss and showed him that, not only were these whining staffers wrong, their basis for their complaint was from someone who showed no real knowledge of the laws pertaining to the topic. Now of course, my wishy-washy boss did not let us re-install the camera and the break room is still a disaster all the time. (I do NOT eat in there, even if someone is nice enough to put out some snacks and/or lunch). But I enjoyed the look on the whiners faces when they found my response to their letter posted in that same break room. So funny!

/wish I was more of an expert on human BS, but since humanity knows no bounds in its ability to BS, I doubt there is such a thing...


You don't need a camera. Just put up a big sign that says "You are being watched. Clean up after yourself". Maybe include an eyeball on the sign for that extra psychological push. No one needs to know there isn't actually a camera in the room.
 
2012-07-19 05:28:52 PM  

czei: The only thing I got out of the article was jealousy that the head of marketing for American Apparel is only 25. Sigh.


And if you check their latest 10-Q, you'll see that they're in danger of being in a bit of a cash crunch. A few percent drop in sales and they could end up insolvent. Seems like the marketing director ought to spend more time directing marketing.
 
2012-07-19 05:29:10 PM  
Obvious tag was booked?
 
2012-07-19 05:29:15 PM  

Fano: You reading this, spentmiles? You could be raking in the dough!


Are we certain it's not him?
 
2012-07-19 05:30:51 PM  
big freaking deal. people prove themselves dishonest and untrustworthy every day of the week. it's in childhood we realize it takes more effort to be good, honest and believable. when you can't trust a man by his words you can't trust him at all, and he is as good as dead to me.
 
2012-07-19 05:31:05 PM  
Only creeps find deception as a fun thrill
 
2012-07-19 05:34:11 PM  
Did you know that over 94.6% of statistics are pulled out of the speakers colon? I did, but then I am a media proctological expert.
 
2012-07-19 05:34:50 PM  
Next thing you know, we'll find out that the people at expertsexchange.com aren't all really "experts," either.
 
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