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 Knoll's Law of Media Accuracy: Everything you read in the newspapers is absolutely true except for that rare story of which you happen to have firsthand knowledge.

Sometimes, it seems, the entire process of fact-checking gets left out of the newsmaking process -- specially when it comes to Those Damn Youngsters' Pop Culture.

Compare Complaining About Shows You Don't Watch, New Media Are Evil. (If you find yourself constantly annoyed by this kind of thing, you probably believe Old Media Are Evil).

Examples go in subpages:

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