Notes from the Electronic Cottage 08/31/06

Producer/host: Jim Campbell
Topic: Do you rely on the news from established news organizations like Reuters? Maybe you go to U.S. Government sites to seek objective information that your tax dollars have paid for. Alas, these days it’s difficult to really trust either source of information. Reuters just discovered photos it had put on the web from the battlefront in Lebanon had been doctored in Photoshop, and the U.S. Government has been classifying an increasing amount of information as secret, and doctoring or removing from its web sites information that isn’t classified. What’s a citizen to do?