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Bill Barranco: Whose News?

 

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the car manufacturers' stands were broadcasting CNN as we watched another tower fall.

Later that day, CNN announced that U.S. Air Force fighter jets shot down Flight 93. Upon my return to the U.S., I realized that the news U.S. citizens get is far different than the rest of the world; "facts" vary, based on who is manufacturing the news...

Bill Barranco

Hamilton Avenue

Palo Alto

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