Uniball: your first line of defence.
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.)
Speaking of Fear in the media, seen the World Press Photo of the year?
Yeah, BagNews is a wonderful thing. Here’s one of my faves.
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.