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  1. Fredrick replied to the thread Ethical Question: Should journalists show solidarity or show restraint?.

    Did you read his quotes? He has family that was in the military and he loves America and the flag. This is the same position tons of...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 3:37 PM
  2. Fredrick replied to the thread Ethical Question: Should journalists show solidarity or show restraint?.

    Cmon. He was asked about kneeling during the anthem and should NEVER have offered his take at this time.

    Jun 4, 2020 at 3:35 PM
  3. Fredrick replied to the thread Inky byline strike/sickout.

    When are people going to realize you don't confront the saying "Black Lives Matter" ever. You don't have flippant headlines using that...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  4. Fredrick replied to the thread Op-Ed Sections, Threat or Menace?.

    Op ed sections are OK because newspaper deadlines are such now there's no timely news in the fishwrap. The op eds usually are relevant a...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 3:22 PM
  5. Fredrick replied to the thread Gannett, Gatehouse talking merger.

    Can anybody update us on the big newspaper chains and if they have layoffs/furloughs? That'd be Gatehouse, Gannett (or whatever Gannett...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:46 AM
  6. Fredrick replied to the thread Grant Napear Fired.

    Another good example to "not go there ever." All lives matter doesn't seem like a bad sentiment. Certainly not a fireable offense. All...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:42 AM
  7. Fredrick replied to the thread Ethical Question: Should journalists show solidarity or show restraint?.

    You are smart. Drew Brees is getting evicerated. It was way too early to go there when asked about kneeling during games next season,...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:33 AM
  8. Fredrick replied to the thread Ethical Question: Should journalists show solidarity or show restraint?.

    Cmon, these are newspaper suits we are talking about. If a reporter tweets something and it is deemed improper by the social media mob,...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 1:29 AM
  9. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    How can a legitimate news organization let the reporter post the story without a look? In this day and age with so much "pressure" to...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 2:54 AM
  10. Fredrick replied to the thread Ethical Question: Should journalists show solidarity or show restraint?.

    That's a very perceptive point. Do that and the newspaper building will likely be set on fire if anybody hears about it. Still ... cmon...

    Jun 3, 2020 at 2:48 AM
  11. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    Y0u obviously are talented. Most desks want the news in written form to prevent the errors I suggested. Many people taking a one line...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 3:34 PM
  12. Fredrick replied to the thread Whitlock out at Fox Sports.

    How can Whitlock be fired at this time? His takes on race are valuable during these times. He has not shied away from the issue.

    Jun 2, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  13. Fredrick replied to the thread More cuts at the Plain Dealer.

    LOL. Deadlines are so early they can't lead with the rioting. Because the story won't be timely at all and could be very inaccurate by...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 12:55 AM
  14. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    Nope. Because there are so few bodies in newspaper organizations if you do what you suggest there's a great chance of error. What...

    Jun 2, 2020 at 12:52 AM
  15. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    Jun 2, 2020 at 12:49 AM
  16. Fredrick replied to the thread Huge job cuts at News Corp, hundreds of Australian papers to stop publishing.

    Journalists have been terrorized for so many years now. The best and the brightest kicked out the door without a peep from important...

    May 29, 2020 at 4:05 PM
  17. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    The creator of Tik Tok was so smart. If you watch those short videos, it allows everybody to be an actor/actress and make their precious...

    May 29, 2020 at 2:53 AM
  18. Fredrick replied to the thread The Athletic keeps growing ........

    Newspapers demand their reporters give all scoops to Twitter. Even the smallest "scoop." The new normal: a.) Report news on Twitter. b.)...

    May 29, 2020 at 2:51 AM