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Here's a good example of the trustworthyness of "public journalism."

It simply can’t be trusted. This just yesterday from Photo District News:

“Photo of Protester Giving Ahmadinejad the Finger Almost Certainly Fake”

“…It’s maddeningly difficult to check the validity of pictures people link to on Twitter. But in this case, we’re reasonably sure this one has been faked. We found a similar copy of the same photo floating around that shows a woman gesturing, but not flipping the bird….”

First commentL “Ah, the perils of citizen journalism. If you thought there was no truth in traditional media, this is what the future holds as web 3.0 becomes fertile ground for flaks, fundamentalists and propagandists. “