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by Edward ODaniel / August 3, 2004 12:38 AM PDT

Michael Moore's fakery fest "Fahrenheit 9/11" features in one of its scenes a newspaper headline that reads: "Latest Florida recount shows Gore won election."

The words were apparently designed to perpetuate the myth that Bush "stole" the 2000 presidential election.

A lawyer for the Pantagraph newspaper in Bloomington, Ill., sent a letter to Moore accusing him of misappropriating the headline from the Pantagraph's pages.

The headline did appear in the Pantagraph, but only on the letters-to-the-editor page, and was intended only to reflect the letter writer's sentiments.

According to the Pantagraph's Web site, the lawyer's letter also charges Moore with unauthorized and misleading use of its material and copyright infringement.

The paper is seeking an apology, an explanation of the discrepancy and compensatory damages of one dollar.

The Left Coast Report says if Moore's credibility sinks any lower, Terry McAuliffe might be out of a job.

More available at newsmax.com

Is it any wonder that he backed out of his initial statement that he "might" offer $10,000 if anyone could prove his crocumentary contained lies and fabrications?

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PS - for those who do not like newsmax...
by Edward ODaniel / August 3, 2004 12:48 AM PDT
In reply to: More on Moore...

try this source:
http://www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/artslife/story.html?id=57362a02-fd57-4b92-b576-199e15ef4bf0

or this one:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5575561/

This from the Pantograph:
Article 1 of 200, Article ID: 0400432730
Published July 30, 2004, in The Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL)

Pantagraph to Moore: Headline use 'misleading'

BLOOMINGTON -- The Pantagraph has a message for Michael Moore, creator of the movie hit, "Fahrenheit 9/11":


130:Michael Moore

If he wants to "edit" The Pantagraph, he should apply for a copy-editing job and not simply show made-over and "falsely represented" pages from the newspaper in his movie -- or he should at least ask for permission first.

In a letter drafted Thursday and sent to Moore and the movie's Santa Monica, Calif.-based distributor,


The rest is available at http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/ if you want to register and pay for the article.

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Sorry Jonah
by Edward ODaniel / August 3, 2004 8:16 AM PDT

didn't see it. It was likely pushed back to the second page.

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