NBC10 in Philadelphia brought a news camera to visit the Powerful Voices for Kids program this summer and discovered that children are taking flash mobs very seriously. But what children discovered was that television news is not a window on the world. Because of the speed and brevity of the reporting process, inaccuracies and distortions occur. Many voices and points of view are omitted. 

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