[LINK] Two views of one story
Wed, 4 Sep 2002 13:29:40 +1000 (EST)
Why not throw it at the ABC's Media Watch
On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Viveka wrote:
> At 12:29 pm +1000 4/9/02, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
> >Since all three major dailies have Link members, I will hope not to see this
> >crap story turn up on the SMH, the Oz or the Fin...
> It's going out on Radio National and 702 at this moment... long
> quotes from Captain Cyborg, no questioning of his credibility in the
> field or the technical possibility of the claim. They're interviewing
> people critical of the idea, but no-one pointing out that it's all
> bollocks in the first place.
> The ABC have extended the myth further - the announcer introduced the
> program with "A professor in Britain *has implanted* an
> eleven-year-old girl...".
> The media need a "Kevin Warwick" flag, like the alerts that customs
> officers get for certain people...
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