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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-04-11 08:21 AM
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11. RARGH! it's the "liberal media" hard at work once again.
Edited on Wed May-04-11 08:22 AM by dionysus
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  -MSNBC Crawl: OBAMA DID NOT USE WIFE AS SHIELD. When will they STOP this! Distant Observer  May-04-11 08:09 AM   #0 
  - I've heard all kinds of people on the radio doing it, likely by accident  zbdent   May-04-11 08:11 AM   #1 
  - who gives a shit?  dionysus   May-04-11 08:11 AM   #2 
  - It show CARELESSNESS regarding the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES  Distant Observer   May-04-11 08:18 AM   #9 
     - RARGH! it's the "liberal media" hard at work once again.  dionysus   May-04-11 08:21 AM   #11 
  - That what happens when you try to cover a 10 minute story for 12 hours a day.  Shagbark Hickory   May-04-11 08:12 AM   #3 
  - +1 and very well put. nt  blondeatlast   May-04-11 09:16 AM   #23 
  - i have done it so many times, and my boys continue to correct me. osama is a nothing to me, obama  seabeyond   May-04-11 08:13 AM   #4 
  - A verbal gaffe is understood. BUT WRITTEN NETWORK post can be PROOFED  Distant Observer   May-04-11 08:20 AM   #10 
     - and i agree here. generally when tallking about my mistake i do clarify that professional, written  seabeyond   May-04-11 08:27 AM   #14 
  - And it is not a typo  malaise   May-04-11 08:14 AM   #5 
  - There is such a thing a PROOF READING  Distant Observer   May-04-11 08:16 AM   #6 
  - Not if you deliberately typed b for s  malaise   May-04-11 09:13 AM   #20 
  - Calculated errors, not mistakes. nt  Snotcicles   May-04-11 09:11 AM   #19 
  - I can forgive someone doing it in speech  inademv   May-04-11 08:16 AM   #7 
  - I don't know....  AnneD   May-04-11 08:17 AM   #8 
  - Actually, neither did Osama.  Beacool   May-04-11 08:25 AM   #12 
  - they won't. in a couple of years, it will be accepted as fact.  Javaman   May-04-11 08:26 AM   #13 
  - As a journalist, copy editor, and former city editor, I can say that this is not an unusual thing.  Brickbat   May-04-11 08:32 AM   #15 
  - If there is a PENALTY for that mistake, they would be more CAREFUL & SENSITIVE!  Distant Observer   May-04-11 09:06 AM   #17 
  - What would a reasonable "penalty" be, and who should impose it?  Brickbat   May-04-11 09:07 AM   #18 
     - Who RUNS these media conglomerate? It is normal to let staff know DEMOTIONS OR FIRING can result  Distant Observer   May-04-11 09:15 AM   #22 
     - I can't speak to the penalty--but the news director is ultimately responsible.  blondeatlast   May-04-11 09:20 AM   #26 
        - You're right, there isn't any excuse. The problem is, print media has made it clear it doesn't  Brickbat   May-04-11 09:22 AM   #27 
  - When I worked in broadcast, 20 years ago, this sort of thing could get you fired.  buddysmellgood   May-04-11 09:14 AM   #21 
  - That's what editors are for--I've been one. Possibly excusable in speech, not in print. nt  blondeatlast   May-04-11 09:19 AM   #24 
     - Many print outlets have made it clear, in so many words, that they are happy to trade thin copy  Brickbat   May-04-11 09:20 AM   #25 
  - it's true  alc   May-04-11 08:45 AM   #16 

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