Category Archives: media

The Seven Word Phone Call

“Masta!” “Yes Master?” “Bury it!” “Yes Master” (line goes dead). Advertisements

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Hold the front page

With Aberdeen City Council and Stewart Milne Group going head-to-head at the UK Supreme Court in London today, you’d have thought there might have been a mention in the Press & Journal. You know, Aberdeen City Council and a locally … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for One-legged Jack!

Last week, we posted our first examination of inaccuracy in the Press & Journal.  Today, we wind the clock back to May and present one which is a bit simpler to get and serves to illustrate the depths to which … Continue reading

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Trump’s “five-year-old” Boeing 757

First of a series of posts in which we will look at examples of the Press & Journal printing factually incorrect information. So lets get started … DATE : 21st June 2011  EDITION : Aberdeen STORY : “Wife to fly … Continue reading

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CitySquare Design Competition fails to generate anticipated level of interest

One hundred and fifty entries! On the morning of the 21st April 2011, the Press & Journal triumphantly proclaimed that there was “Worldwide interest over plan to transform city-centre gardens“ and stated that “Mr. Reading expects around 150 teams to register … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Trumped Première

Last night I attended the Scottish première of Anthony Baxter’s new documentary You’ve Been Trumped – it’s actually the second time I’ve been to a première in Aberdeen having seen the debut of Fraser Denholm’s Run Down Aberdeen earlier in the year. Trump’s PR … Continue reading

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Moreover, they’re at it again.

Previously, the BBC’s local news link service was the subject of a blogpost which cited duplication (triplication even) of material and extensive use of advertising in this shoddy on-line offering from the BBC – sorry – provided by an external 3rd party … Continue reading

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A dissapointing effort from BBC News

The BBC used to give a link to stories in local papers on their website – and being in the North East I often look at the North East, Orkney & Shetland part of the site – now they’ve changed … Continue reading

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