OT and getting further OT all the time! Re: Off-topic, but interesting (Fiorina fired)

From: Adrian Graham <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Fri Feb 11 19:03:15 2005

> No self-respecting reporter I've met in my whole career gives
> two shits about what advertisers think of his stories. I
> sure as hell don't.
> To Jay West and the vast majority of NORMAL list readers:
> sorry to put ya'll through this. I just can't let this shit
> pass without defending my industry.

I don't normally jump in on discussions like this, but if you were to say
that in the UK to 99.9% of tabloid 'reporters' (and, sadly, some broadsheet
reporters too) you'd probably be laughed at. Here the press seems to be bent
on selling scandal, 'celebrity gossip' and pretty much all the shite they
think they can get away with writing regardless of how true it is. If it
sells papers, it's good copy.

I thought the US was much worse than here, if you can prove otherwise I'll
take my hat off to you :)

Meanwhile, oo, look! A Whitechapel MG1 workstation at the bottom of my


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