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US public mistake The Walking Dead for media’s Ebola coverage

Seventeen million Americans tuned into the fifth season of AMC’s post-apocalyptic horror show The Walking Dead, mostly unaware that it was not a public information film from Fox News.

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Posted: Oct 20th, 2014
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Britain swamped with zombies as Atos send the dead back to work

far better off working than laying in the ground, leachingBritain was this morning swamped with zombies as the government’s controversial benefits cutback forcing those who are clearly dead but who have been deemed to be undead by Atos assessments, and therefore available for work, came into force.

Under the new Atos rules, silence in response to such questions as ‘do you like to eat brains’ now constitutes no defence at all against a charge that those interrogated could easily dig themselves out of a grave and lumber around slowly. They might even be able to carry something useful while they’re at it for the good of the nation, according to the Atos guidelines.

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2012
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Call for greater representation of ethnic and disability groups in zombie movies

zombie movies not adequately reflecting what goes on in the real world‘Even in undeath, there appears to be no escape from the inequalities which plague ethnic minorities and those with disabilities throughout their lives.’

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2010
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