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Thoughts on Mike Vaccaro

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by SteveRomano13, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. SteveRomano13

    SteveRomano13 Member

    I am doing a paper for a journalism class, and wanted to get some opinions on Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post. Thanks
  2. SteveRomano13

    SteveRomano13 Member

    The paper actually reflects my own thoughts. I was just wondering what other writers thought of someone. Thanks for the insight though, means a lot.
  3. SteveRomano13

    SteveRomano13 Member

    Do you just lurk on this website and give people shit?
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    He's no Brenda Vaccaro. Then again, who is? I mean, other than Brenda Vaccaro herself.
  5. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Brenda has a much deeper voice than Mike.
  6. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    And what of Sonny Vaccaro?
  7. WriteThinking

    WriteThinking Well-Known Member

    To try to get things back on track: Why don't you see if you can get ahold of him and interview him?

    Many students do that with reporters, and many reporters will do it for students. It's a common college class assignment. Explain what it's for and go from there. The most legitimate benefit is that it will give you plenty of real, live, current material of your own that you'd get in a first-hand, journalistic way that will be minus some of the junk you'd get around here.
  8. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Or maybe Vac will see your note on here and reach out to you.

    To answer your question I personally think that he is the best and
    most versatile sports columnist writing in NY.

    He is willing to admit when he is wrong and as a result has built a
    great bond of trust with his readers
  9. He has bad table manners and crappy taste in music and movies.
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    1941 was one of the most surprisingly good books I've ever read. Picked it up one day because I needed something to occupy me at a swim meet, thought I'd feel pretty meh, and ended up being engaged enough to rip through it in a day or two.
  11. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    I know little of him but respect him just because of this.
  12. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    No kidding . .. especially given the existence of others in the market would would never, EVER do any such thing.
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