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  1. A 33-inch story on the retirement of Tim Curley, president and CEO of the AP.

    He'd been president for nine years. Thirty-three inches? With quotes from Dean Singleton?!

  2. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    Well, Singleton is chairman of the AP board. The story would look pretty silly without trying to reach him, even if it is 33 inches.
  3. beanpole

    beanpole Member

    And the thing that I always hated about Curley is that he always preached cuts, cuts, cuts. But he loved playing photojournalist and gave himself sweet photo assignments, such as shooting opening ceremonies of the Olympics, or the womens' gymnastics podium shot, and even World Cup soccer matches. And of course, the wire was obligated to move his crap. I never understood why AP had to pay his bill to send him to news assignments around the world when there were actual journalists who were better qualfied to actually do the work.

    Not sorry to see him go.
  4. JingleBells

    JingleBells New Member

    I have never heard of Curley before. At any rate, it's not like you have to use all 33 inches. I, personally, wouldn't put it in my paper if I worked at a paper. Doesn't seem newsworthy to this journalist.
  5. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Personally, doodah, your opinion on this -- and anything else -- doesn't really mean a shit.
  6. sprtswrtr10

    sprtswrtr10 Member

    33 inches?
    Have you read Doug Ferguson's stuff?
    Are you sure you got the optional?
    There might be more on the way.
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    At least with Ferguson there's always the suspense of waiting how long it takes him to mention Tiger ...
  8. But Tiger I have heard.
    Tiger is of interest. The AP president? YAWN. 33 inches of YAWN.
  9. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

  10. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Or who's actually leading the damn tournament and by how much.
  11. linotype

    linotype Well-Known Member

    TOM Curley. You paid attention to the inch count but not the guy's name?
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Spit. Take.
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