Who Dictates The News? The Guy On The Phone

C. J. C.
August 2007
Bank Loan Report;8/13/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p2
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the blame attributed to the media for reporting wrong information in the U.S. According to the author, the press does not make up stories and that they report about it because they heard it from somewhere. She also adds that sources of information mold the content of the story to be published.


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