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SID: "We're not claiming to be journalists."

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by BB Bobcat, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. BB Bobcat

    BB Bobcat Active Member


  2. "George Washington finished a strong second in its nonconference baseball game against Virginia on Tuesday, falling just two runs short ... "

    Oh, and by the way, somebody at GW should learn the difference between compliment and complement. You're not journalists, and apparently you're not grammarians, either.

  3. Liut

    Liut Active Member

    Not surprised by this at all. Flaks come in different shades.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    GW tried really, really hard. Go, team. You'll get 'em next time.
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Ogilvie: Well, we committed 24 errors, and their pitcher threw a no hitter against us, but there is some good news...Two of our runners almost managed to get to first base, and we did hit seventeen foul balls!
    Buttermaker: That's the spirit! Cokes and hot dogs on me!
  6. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Damn, Dan beat me to it.
  7. ericwbolin

    ericwbolin New Member

    Are people - journalists, I mean - really that upset at this? I mean, that's what I would expect an SID's office to do.
  8. GidalKaiser

    GidalKaiser Member

    I might get crucified, but I see the GWU side of things. I don't agree with it, per se, but I see why they wouldn't mention it at first. OK, maybe wait until third or fourth paragraph but I get why they didn't push it up front.
  9. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Dumb, dumb, dumb. And the SID's defense digs the hole deeper.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Poorly handled, but the bottom line is Lubeski is right.
  11. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    It's not a big deal, just silly on the SID's part. Everybody knows that trying to ignore or bury something like that is just going to make it worse.
  12. printdust

    printdust New Member

    Read on over weeks and you'll find "Tojo So and So extended his hitting streak to three games with a single in the fourth. He was 1-for-3 at the plate and is batting .279 for the year with 18 runs scores. In getting the infield single, So and So became the 32,499th State U. Ickewad three-game hit streak in the program history and the 44th in the Coach Primo Dupe era."
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