Alan McBride <>
New Bird for Australia
Jill Dening <>
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 13:20:22 +1000
I've been interviewed on many occasions by the local Sunshine Coast
media about local shorebird matters, and on every occasion but one they
have got vital things wrong. And I always take the trouble to explain
the difficult details. I'd say on that basis that there'd have to be
something out of kilter with a very large number of stories in the
general media. I especially wonder about this when I am reading the
business news, because it takes a bit of time and intellect to get your
head around economic and business news.
I used to wonder if my colleagues reading the stories quoting me thought
I really said what is reported. Now I couldn't give a toss: nothing to
be done about it.
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
26° 51' 41"S 152° 56' 00"E
On 8/11/2010 12:27 PM, Alan McBride wrote:
Absolutely agree Keith. Knowing how they cock this sector up makes you wonder about the
rest of the "news"!
On 08/11/2010, at 13:25 , Keith Brandwood wrote:
They are mostly stupid in my opinion Alan, but by far it is that they are ignorant of the
facts and can not make the effort to find out. Obviously they don't realize that there
are a whole population of birdwatchers out there reading their stories and thinking
"what idiots" otherwise they would get it right.
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