Phone hacking at News of the World may be latest journo scandal, but it certainly isn't the only one in the industry's history. Check out this article in the Toronto Star for a round-up of journalism scandals. Sure, Janet Cooke, Jayson Blair and others may have embarrassed us all, but there are also fake reports dating back to America's Revolutionary War in 1776, and a New York Sun article in 1835 which reported, on page 2 no less, that a powerful telescope had spotted creatures on the moon. Circulation soared.

Phone hacking at News of the World may be latest journo scandal, but it certainly isn't the only one in the industry's history. Check out this article in the Toronto Star for a round-up of journalism scandals. Sure, Janet Cooke, Jayson Blair and others may have embarrassed us all, but there are also fake reports dating back to America's Revolutionary War in 1776, and a New York Sun article in 1835 which reported, on page 2 no less, that a powerful telescope had spotted creatures on the moon. Circulation soared.

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