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pipe v. to embellish, fabricate, or invent (information for a newspaper article). (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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pipe  v.— «He writes in the style of the metro column, a genre that has included some of the best newspaper writing ever, but also its share of “piping,” making stuff up in the tradition of Damon Runyon, who wrote fiction. (One...

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pipe  v.— «It anticipated the whole Jayson Blair imbroglio by a good 15 years with a thriller about a reporter who gets burned making up—or “piping,” in David Freeman’s parlance—a New York magazine article about a pimp...

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pipe  v.— «Jim Roberts’s research also established the likelihood of inaccuracies, plagiarism, piped quotes, and faked datelines in many other Blair stories. » —“My Times” by Howard Raines The Atlantic May, 2004...

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