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I Hate My Local News

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Collin D Plonker, Mar 31, 2021.

  1. Wrighty

    Wrighty Friend of Leo's

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    Since we lost our local quite reasonable weekly newspaper we’ve had on line ‘live’ news. Trouble is, as soon as it went to the new format any semblance of real news reporters left and the whole shooting match was handed over to kids and students who might be OK on the technical stuff but can’t write copy. Misspellings, unintelligible grammar, pictures showing locations nowhere near the location of the incident and, what really gets me, zombie articles left up for weeks, including traffic reports. Don’t bother anymore, my wife sifts through Facebook and gives me the interesting stuff. Not much comes my way....................
     
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  2. Collin D Plonker

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    The reporters at our bureau office are so lazy they do location shots in their own parking lot.
     
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    They also do weather stories on location warning drivers of dangerous conditions when clearly there is only an inch or two of snow. Just as the hyperbole peaks, a few cars calmly drive past, stop at the corner, then drive along with no problem whatsoever.
     
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