What exactly do you mean by “pseudo event”?

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2015? Still true and perhaps always true, you can’t always find news in your news:


Pseudo events are a good thing to keep in mind when you are looking at the news of the day. Are you going to read more about a celebrity getting their photo taken at an airport or about new technology being revealed at a press conference? How about an interviewof an author of a book that is being released next week? None of the above?

Not from The Onion: Peeved Mom Speaks Out. Not from The Onion: Peeved Mom Speaks Out.

All of theseare pseudo events, so yeah, technically not actual news.

I have no idea how I came to be in possession of a book about things that didn’t happen, but like a lot of scholarly word collections, it uses many words to say the same thing in many ways. The repetition was hypnotic. This is a pseudo event. That is a pseudo event. I never forgot the phrase and will throw it out there any…

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