Monday, August 19, 2013

Tracking the idiot

Thanks to Facebook friends in Illinois and Florida, I found my local newspaper made a mistake today.
A big mistake.
How did it happen?
They blame the vendor, which provides the weather package.
Load the picture and half the back page is done.
It's really hard to check all of that copy, especially on a Sunday night.
When the newsroom is running on the smallest staff of the week.
It should be easy to track how it got on the page. If it came from Accu-Weather, who worked on the page there?
The editor in Staunton would leave a mark on the page if they made a change. You can check the page as it was sent to the printing press for something unusual.
I bought my copy of Monday's paper.
Wonder what I can get for it on Ebay?

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