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Deadspin: How The New York Post Manufactured A Stupid Jets Controversy

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by lcjjdnh, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. lcjjdnh

    lcjjdnh Well-Known Member

    Deadspin catches Post columnist Mark Cannizzaro distorting quotes to fit his narrative. I suppose it's not all that surprising for such an esteemed publication. But I always wonder whether its buffonish henchman like Cannizzaro are too stupid to know what they're doing or too dishonest to care.

  2. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    The title of that should be "How reporter made up quotes."
    There's no excuse for that. I would love to see an explanation.
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Post columnist Mark Cannizzaro
  4. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Regardless of the publication, this is on Cannizzaro. There are plenty of solid journalists at the Post (Joel Sherman, Ken Davidoff, for example) who wouldn't pull crap like this in a zillion years.
  5. H.L. Mencken

    H.L. Mencken Member

    Why the fuck would a trip to Dave and Busters be "controversial!" anyway? Would a trip to Outback be more respectful of the Bills? Even if the made up quote were accurate, who gives a fuck?

    I think journaislm hell is being a tabloid beat reporter in NYC.
  6. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    My favorite part from the Deadspin post:

  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Well, at least until they got an order from somebody up the food chain.
  8. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    NEVER underestimate a Post "journalist."
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Oh great. Another thread where people pretend they're too good for the New York Post.
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    I'm at the point where I'm too good for The NY Times and their manufactured Presidency.
    I'm betting that amongst Times editorial staff their are a lot of stiff backs from all the
    water carrying they are doing.
  11. i guess it's easy to take shots at or make assumptions about people you don't know. but i know both of these men, and i can assure you they would work elsewhere (and be quickly hired) if faced with what you're suggesting.
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