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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by Homer Jones on March 20, 2018, 01:56:34 PM »
Sad thing is that ďIt ainít gonna get any better.Ē
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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by BLeafe on March 19, 2018, 11:18:52 AM »
More sloppiness: in today's Record, whoever writes the photo captions doesn't know the difference between "photographs" and "photographers"...............TWICE in the same article.

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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by BLeafe on March 18, 2018, 01:30:47 PM »
Compared to what it once was, I pity The Record too, but I pity their readers much more. Have you read all the online vitriol against what they've done to this paper?

"Absolute garbage at this point. As bad as a handout. It appears Gannett, and the shameful people theyíve installed to run the operation, couldnít care less about the embarrassing product."

"Itís a slap in the face to those of us who counted on The Record for so many years to bring us localized journalism."

"...riddled with typos. I mean, come on, an occasional error is one thing, but every day I see several and it is annoying. Isnít the business of editors to, well, to EDIT?!?"

"An example of the Recordís crappy editing: I was reading about a football game last weekend. There was no final score in the headline or body of the article, just intermediate scores during a comeback scenario. Bush league."



Other complaints: local coverage is skimpy, more than half of the GOOD staff were let go and their content was replaced by articles from the Asbury Park Press, USA Today and other non-local sources, the print is much smaller, customer service has gone WAY downhill, they will not re-deliver if they missed you, the paper it's printed on has recently become very low-grade, and they're asking for large increases in the subscription rate for all these negatives.

There's actually not ONE thing I can think of that I could call an improvement since the takeover.

Can you?

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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by ericmartindale on March 17, 2018, 08:35:48 PM »
I have some pity for The Record, believe it or not. In order to have the level of copy-proofing that we saw as children and young adults, they would have to hire many more people, and that would not be economical.  And these days, it's barely economical to run a newspaper at all, and they are folding one by one as readers gravitate towards other news sources, especially online sources.  At least we have them as a news source, and at least they are no longer in Hackensack meddling with local matters.
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Binge-watching - the practice of watching multiple episodes of a television program in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming.

This article doesn't recommend watching multiple episodes of a television program.......... it says to watch one episode of 5 different shows - hardly binge-watching and hardly worth taking up 80% of the front page of the entertainment (Better Living) section.

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Hackensack Discussion / Re: Projects update - NOT HOUSEBROKEN
« Last post by BLeafe on March 16, 2018, 02:35:44 PM »
It's short and - please - no jokes about Hu Flung Dung.




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Hackensack Discussion / Re: Projects update (PART 2)
« Last post by BLeafe on March 14, 2018, 04:56:46 PM »
(CONTINUED)

Main/Salem/Moore - 7 stills

Current on River - 8 stills, 2 stitches (#2118 shows what's at the very top of that huge crane and in the last image, the telephone wires don't line up.....it's a big glitch, but it's better than the previous attempt that cut a moving car in half)


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Hackensack Discussion / Re: Projects update (PART 1)
« Last post by BLeafe on March 14, 2018, 04:47:14 PM »
These were all taken last Sunday and will be split into 2 posts:

The Hole - 1 still and 2 stitches

147 Main - 1 stitch (what's supposed to be built here?)

210 Main - 5 stills, including 2 of the FRONT of the bank that someone was concerned about. It looks fine.

Main/Salem/Moore - 7 stills

Current on River - 8 stills, 2 stitches


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Hackensack Discussion / Re: My favorite paper is not having a good day
« Last post by BLeafe on March 14, 2018, 03:43:04 PM »
Another month of Five Jive from The Record (11 of 19 are just from the Sports writers):

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