The Media and Google Earth’s Satellite Imagery

What drives Glenn nuts about media coverage of Google Earth “is that most of these ‘writers’ refer to the imagery as being ‘Google’s’ as if a big bird is circling the Earth capturing high-res imagery almost daily. Hey man, the imagery is licensed from commercial image providers (like DigitalGlobe), government agencies, and others — most of us in the geospatial arena know this but I wish the writers would get it straight, perhaps even do a little research and fact finding!”