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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Which of these is made-up news?

Exhibit One:
In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.
Exhibit Two:
The Commercial Tax Department has served a notice on Airtel, owned by Bharti Televentures Ltd., seeking payment of Rs. 24.18 crore as tax, interest and penalty for the sale of `light energy' to its customers for providing broadband through optical fibre cables (OFC).
Ok, ok, you've seen through my sad little trick: none of these gems are made up. This, ladies, gents and socialists, is the world we live in.

(Hindu link via separate emails from MadMan, Gautam John and Amit Agarwal; Fox link via email from MadMan.)
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