Pen propaganda

datePosted on 12:22, February 17th, 2009 by Lew

Uniball: your first line of defence.

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A cracking example of someone trading on their TV reputation as someone lacking credulity in order to make you more credulous.

(Via Bruce Schneier, who points out that they haven’t even got their facts right, conflating checkwashing with identify theft.)

L

4 Responses to “Pen propaganda”

  1. Pascal's bookie on February 17th, 2009 at 14:12

    Speaking of Fear in the media, seen the World Press Photo of the year?

  2. Lew on February 17th, 2009 at 15:01

    Yeah, BagNews is a wonderful thing. Here’s one of my faves.

    L

  3. Swampash on February 19th, 2009 at 13:19

    Like Richard Long persuading pensioners to invest their life savings in doomed finance companies?

  4. Lew on February 19th, 2009 at 15:24

    Swampash,

    Like Richard Long persuading pensioners to invest their life savings in doomed finance companies?

    Yes, very much like that. News anchors, alone among journalists, are highly trusted.

    L

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