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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    Standing in front of number 10, The White house, Times Square, Sidney Opera house, Taj Mahal............add your own tourist site.


    I'm getting this now......bit slow me.
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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

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    REporters standing in catastrophic weather conditions....just to show us catastrophic weather conditions.
    It bothers me a little bit that the weather reporters seem so happy that the weather is so bad. They are so enthusiastic about how bad it could get.

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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    The police "would like to speak to ..........." you bet they would !!
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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

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    People aren't suspects anymore, instead they are persons of interest.
    Ha ha ha......thats so true.!
    How universal is the speech of media becoming these days.? Its kinda funny (in a scary way)

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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    We have one news reader who crosses live to a reporter then tells the story posed as a question to the reporter, all is left for the reporter to say is "thats right, back to you in the studio"....i thought the news reader eould have been pulled up over it by now, but nope, he still does it.

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    I am driven to distraction by the news people and their horrible grammar. Even on the national network News, these days, they make horrendous, and ridiculous grammar gaffes.
    Cronkite and Murrow must be spinning in their graves.
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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    Quote Originally Posted by LarsMac View Post
    I am driven to distraction by the news people and their horrible grammar. Even on the national network News, these days, they make horrendous, and ridiculous grammar gaffes.
    Cronkite and Murrow must be spinning in their graves.
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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    The generic photofit that bears no relation to the photo of the actual person that Police are keen to speak to.

    You know, I think that could actually make for a good TV Game show. A panel has to put together a photofit of someone in the audience from vague descriptions, and the opposing panel has to identify the relevant audience member from the photofit.

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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

    News reports of car accidents. you know when they say " the car was 'travelling at high speed' when it hit/collided etc....I'm no physicist but I can pretty much work that out by the scene they are showing.

    And I'm always amazed that they are allowed to show a scene that's spread out over 500 metres...... that's someones loved one. Some things shouldn't be shown. Is it me or are the media becoming more intrusive in disaster situations?

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    Re: rules of a nightly news report

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    Quote Originally Posted by LarsMac View Post
    I am driven to distraction by the news people and their horrible grammar. Even on the national network News, these days, they make horrendous, and ridiculous grammar gaffes.
    Cronkite and Murrow must be spinning in their graves.
    emphasis on syllables of certain words ...... I keep saying it's "con-trib-ute" not 'contra-bute'

    it's 'ad-vert-ise-ment.' not 'adva-tise-ment'

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