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AP turnarounds

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by sirvaliantbrown, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. How quickly, on average, will you editors get the complete, quotes-included NBA game recaps? I'm just curious.
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    If you're referring to the optional, on average, 90 minutes to two hours. Some bureaus are notoriously slower than others.
  3. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Almost time for me to reactivate the annual AP Bowl countdown clock. A fan favorite.
  4. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

    And he has a stopwatch.
  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    And an itchy posting finger.
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Well, judging from the totals .. there are itchier fingers than mine.

    I found the bowl clock interesting last year not because it spotlighted anything bad about the AP's performance, but rather that they turned things around as quickly as they did.
  7. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member


    *cough*hal bock*cough*
  8. slipshod

    slipshod Member

    Contrary to what is written here, the target time is one hour, a bit longer for NFL because so much quote-gathering is involved there. One hour for optional should be the norm for baseball and basketball. Depends on the writer, of course.
  9. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Can we do a pick'em for slowest turnaround? I got dibs on the Alamo Bowl.
  10. MC Sports Guy

    MC Sports Guy Member

    I find it's usually about one hour from when when the quoteless story moves. But, as was said. some move slower than others.
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