Joey Skaggs

Part 5

The Entertainment Tonight Hoax (1988): "Entertainment Tonight producers contacted Joey Skaggs and asked him to appear on their show. They were planning the inside scoop on great hoaxes and hoaxers -- how the news media falls for their stories, what to watch out for and how not to be fooled. (...) Joey, however, had no problem resisting. What he couldn't resist was the opportunity to hoax them".

Questions and answers
Is there a tradition of pranksterism?
Isn't easier to get the media to focus on the hoax than on truth?
What do you mean by truth and lies?
Have you ever been fooled?