New Bird for Australia

To: Alan McBride <>
Subject: New Bird for Australia
From: Jill Dening <>
Date: 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.

Jill Dening
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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