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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #120 on: August 07, 2018, 01:32:25 PM »
Time to resume the doom.


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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #121 on: August 22, 2018, 01:48:37 PM »
Welcome to the latest installment of "Fives & Flubs", starring The Record. The majority of the flubs are caption-related.


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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #122 on: September 10, 2018, 04:00:00 PM »
More FIVES & FLUBS (with no end in sight)

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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #123 on: September 19, 2018, 10:10:12 AM »
I was surprised when The Record decided to devote 3/4 of the front page of Monday's Better Living section (plus 1/2 of page 3) to - of all things - BAGELS.

I was shocked when they devoted  3/4 of the front page of Tuesday's Better Living section (plus 3/4 of Page 2) to...............BAGELS!

I was ASTOUNDED when they devoted  3/4 of the front page of Wednesday's Better Living section (plus ALL of Page 3) to...............................MORE FRICKIN' BAGELS!!

The Monday and Wednesday articles contained lists of North Jersey's best bagel shops (one listed 10 and the other, 11). Only 5 shops made both lists. That means that each list is at least 50% inaccurate, according to the other list.

This is worse than when they ran multiple articles about hot dogs in the beginning of the summer.

Are they finished? Will I find more of this tomorrow after they've already wasted 4.5 pages of ink in 3 days on boring bagels?

This is "Better Living"?

Oy!


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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #124 on: September 25, 2018, 01:52:54 PM »
A Page 1 column in The Record on the Tesla Model 3 is filled with errors:

https://thesassonreport.blogspot.com/2018/09/clueless-error-filled-column-on-all.html

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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #125 on: October 02, 2018, 02:02:07 PM »
FIVES & FLUBS (continued):

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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #126 on: October 18, 2018, 05:46:26 PM »
more Fives & Flubs

Only five 5s? I won't say they're finally cutting down because if I do, there'll be 20 next time.





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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #127 on: October 31, 2018, 02:10:00 PM »
Happy Halloween! How come these things scare everyone but editors, publishers and investors?

1,2. These two headlines are bad enough by themselves, but...........

3. ............things sink to a new level when they're both on the same page.

4, 5. Change of seasonal ineptness as baseball fades and basketball rises

6,7,8. Blah, blah and blah

9. This shows that ALL the problems aren't restricted to the sports section.


As usual, moron-mania follows.


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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #128 on: November 21, 2018, 10:45:12 AM »
Fives & Flubs

Sorry - there is just SO much stupidity this time around that there is no room for the frequent Fives.

Let's start with a horrible Hackensack Chronicle flub.


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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #129 on: December 03, 2018, 01:01:03 PM »
FIVES & FLUBS (Chapter 346)

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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #130 on: December 04, 2018, 05:10:38 PM »
I didn't expect to be posting in this thread again so soon, but today's edition was a MESS. I found about a dozen problems and - surprise, surprise - all but one were in the sports section............and THAT one was sports-related.

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Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Reply #131 on: Yesterday at 02:17:55 PM »
It used to take a couple of weeks to fill up a post of Record errors, but not lately. They're really screwing up and getting worse.

That said, the Fives & Flubs sad deluge continues:

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