Duncan Wright

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Name: Duncan Wright
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

ANU goes viral after featuring in fake news story about ancient ruins at Uluru

The Australian National University made headlines on Monday with a story about archaeologists from the university who had discovered the "ruins of an ancient city" near Uluru appearing on a satirical website.Worldnewsdailyreport.com, which carries the ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 11 2014]

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"there is a case to be made about any publicity is good publicity - it's like indiana jones, as archaeologists, a lot of what he does we wouldn't stand for because it's pretty much grave-robbing, but it raises enthusiasm about archaeology and to be honest archaeology is an exciting sort of discipline, so it's no bad thing" Dr Wright said

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