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- Name: Luke T. Bush
- Location: Plattsburgh, New York, United States
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
WPTZ-TV News: Police Arrest Naked Dead Man
By Luke T. Bush
Thanks to an alert reader on Facebook I can share this screencap with you:
It seems that every ten minutes WPTZ-TV/Channel 5 is bragging on its three channels about how it has the best local news coverage. The self-promoting spots are shown relentlessly as if the audience was too stupid to get the point the first one hundred times.
The best news coverage? How about less bragging, more proofreading. Accuracy is important, especially when reporting a tragic event.
Here's how the reporter explained the mistake to Facebook readers:
New computer system, not operator error? Sounds like Windows 8.