Correcting BBC's Lousy Journalism

Again and again. Do you have to take a stupid pill every day to be a reporter? Or are reporters like this one speaking down to their audience. Either way, it's shocking.

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By Richard Chapman (not verified) on 18 May 2013 #permalink

Hmm. Shocked? I've seen worse.

Actually, I was pleasantly suprised to sse that Hansen is getting pretty good at communicating in that format, though some problems remain. Most people probably don't carry around a fluent understanding of 'sensitivity' for instance.

The journalist was struggling for a sound bite. Hansen was wandering dangerously close to the weeds. That format requires a meeting in the middle as far as concise language is concerned, IMO.

By Radge Havers (not verified) on 19 May 2013 #permalink