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Monday
Sep272010

The Oregonian Foments Controversy about OWIN Project

The Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network aims to connect first responders throughout the state. Its implementation is pending approval from the state legislature.Did you notice the headline last week?

It said, "Blunders will cost you $107 million."

It was a banner headline on page 1 of The Oregonian describing the fact that audits had been conducted regarding a major state public safety communications infrastructure program, the Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network, or OWIN for short. Audits always find problems and this one was no exception.

But, from a journalistic perspective, the headline was very misleading. It should have been something like this:  "Audit Finds Problems with OWIN Program."

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