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Never Let the Facts….

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Bill Ralston blogs;

Your entire faith in the veracity of the media can be destroyed any time you read a news story when you, yourself, have some inside knowledge of the true facts.

I spotted two news items this week that bore no relationship to the reality of the issue in question and they were either blatant “beat ups” after a long internal discussion between the reporter and their typewriters (ok, computers) or the reporters were dumb enough to be sucked in by the PR spin of someone with a vested interest.

Fantasy Story One: In the NZ Herald John Drinnan breathlessly reports, “Henry Poised for Bigger Role at 7pm”.