Back Talk summarizes recent newsmedia scandals and fabrications. Dan Rather, Eason Jordan, Jayson Blair… Tip of the Iceberg.

I’m critical of the newsmedia because it distorts the actual frequency of events leading us to misjudge probability and risk. That’s assuming they even report real facts, which can no longer be taken for granted. Journalists are artists who forge make-believe narratives and sometimes they get a little carried away.