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Local newspaper gets beat by 9-year-old reporter

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Gator, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    I read this, and had I rolled my eyes any harder, they would have fell out of my head. There are several things wrong with this story, the first of which being I don't believe a word of it.

    Also this headline: “EXCLUSIVE: MURDER ON NINTH STREET!” Sensationalizing news at that age? What a hack. Future NYDN reporter, perhaps?

    9-year-old reporter breaks crime news, posts videos, fires back at critics
  2. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

  3. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    Damn! But how old was the person who best me?
  4. I, too, am nine years old!

    Matt Stephens and Gator like this.
  5. studthug12

    studthug12 Active Member

    That 9-year-old won't truly be a good reporter until she reaches the age of 30.
  6. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Active Member

    That's when she'll get laid off to be replaced by the up-and-coming 8-year-old ...
    Ace, cjericho, HanSenSE and 2 others like this.
  7. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    Thanks, Frederick!
    sgreenwell likes this.
  8. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

  9. studthug12

    studthug12 Active Member

    I wish I could hear what the editors told the local reporter/s that got beat to the story by this 9-year-old.
    Ace likes this.
  10. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    But would Gawker post a sex tape of her? Reports say yes.
  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    So if she write something libelous, does she get sued for her stuffed animals?
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