Watch: http://www.cnn.com/video/?JSONLINK=/video/tech/2009/06/12/dnt.wa.paper.water.bottle.king Now Tetra Pak / Tetra Laval might take offense to this, since what the kid actually did was test several existing packaging methods and chose Tetra Pak's solution as being the best. (one might wonder why the fuck any contest would pay 2x 5000$ for that, maybe I can enter and promote Velcro or something and get 5000$ as well?) The kid even admits to that on his website: "Today CNN ran a headline, "Student Invents Bottle Made with Paper." This is a mis-representation of my Cykle Water concept and does not accurately reflect the information I have provided to the media about my company. I have in no way claimed to invent or develop the carton used to package Cykle, which is a Tetra Pak technology. Tetra Pak is the carton of choice I decided upon after much research in to various paper carton options." Wonderful journalism, I'd say. And it's only getting worse and worse. The economic crisis is causing a lot of news outlets to fire people from their workforce. This further impairs them from being able to do good journalism (content, checking their sources, etc) and pushes them further into the use of global news services which provide them with clear cut prepackaged stories. The news outlets don't even bother checking the info and just print it. But half the time the news comes from lobby groups, PR groups, and so forth. They're not news, they're just stuff used to pursue a certain goal. We're going from fast-food to fast-journalism. No checking facts, just run it. Who cares if you're wrong, no one will remember in 90 days? Investigative journalism? Pffft, too much effort. My question to you: what can we possibly do to stop this kinda of badly covered news or even "flat earth news"?