Stop press!

July 3, 2006 at 10:44 pm 1 comment

Aiii, I know editors and their subs are wont to have a bad day or two, but the errors in this story are just too much!

I may allow for the editorializing attempt at interpretive journalism, but not some of the glaring factual errors of infidelity to such rules of conventional story-telling as accuracy.

That bit about David and Jacob’s family was plain journalistic laziness, possibly arising from unexamined cheerleading.

And the Kenya Times are not alone in this; the country’s Big Two also have their moments of mindless folly.

I want to hope their in-house editorial colleges will be a little more watchful, particularly as we head towards the next General Elections.

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  • 1. bizkenya  |  July 4, 2006 at 9:29 am

    Too much mistakes, the sub editor was dead asleep. it clearly shows the editor was in a rush to get the story ‘keyed’ in but aleast they would have been more carefull.

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