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Anytime AP?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by chester, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. chester

    chester Member

    AP Ohio moved a story on its own player of the year in basketball for the state at 6:30 p.m. As of 9:05 p.m., I am informed by one of their people they are still trying to track down photos of said award winner.

    It's your own award. Shouldn't you have planned ahead?
  2. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Called them on it 30 minutes ago. The intern that answered laughed and said they were working on it.
  3. chester

    chester Member

    They pulled the same stunt last night with a feature on Browns owner Randy Lerner. Then, they move a photo at 10 p.m. which is a 2006 file photo. Are you kidding? You couldn't have found that hours before?
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member


    I called them on that too. Same response as tonight although they blamed it on New York.
  5. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I blame bocce ball.
  6. chester

    chester Member

    I blame soccer.
  7. PHINJ

    PHINJ Active Member

    If you didn't rely on AP, this wouldn't happen.
  8. chester

    chester Member

    I knew I should have gone out to Toledo with a point-and-shoot myself. What was I thinking? ::)
  9. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

  10. chester

    chester Member

    Of course, now they move the photo at 10 p.m. - six minutes after I moved the page. Then again, I also got fucked on that page by the UC-Pittsburgh write-up, which took 30 minutes to move after the game ended. That moved two minutes after the page moved.

    Just one of those nights.
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