Bad conversion…

April 21, 2009

45 tonnes is not 40 million kg.


No. We removed the faulty conversion: GBU Editor

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Why does Reuters consistently insist on placing the quotation before the colon before the speaker?

The other prestige press seem to follow the logical syntax – why must you be different?

Examples abound just in today’s news.

“Treasury doesn’t need more bailout money: Geithner”
Reporting by Corbett B. Daly; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

“UBS could sell hedge fund unit to management: report”
Reporting by Emma Thomasson; editing by Mike Nesbit

“Treasury asset plan vulnerable to abuse: watchdog”
Reporting by David Lawder, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

“Cyberspies hack into U.S. fighter project: report”
Writing by Peter Cooney; Editing by John Stonestreet

“Videogamers show signs of addictive behavior: study”

Posted by R Moore | Report as abusive

Why don’t you publish the CONTROVERSIAL (casual, brotherly, friendly) Obama-Chavez handshake in your article “What’s in an Obama-Chavez Handshake?” Instead you choose a photo that shows Obama receiving a book! Yet more “filtering” and more propaganda from the left. Well, not all of us are buying it!

Posted by Marissa | Report as abusive

For the love of God – stop using the phrase
” harsh interrogation ” – you are perpetuating
lies of the Bush administration – torture is torture – what are you waiting for to start writing the truth ? If you don’t tell the truth how to do expect the American people to learn from this terrible episode in their history.

Posted by Claude Vickery | Report as abusive

Thanks god these things aint alive lol 😀

Posted by Art | Report as abusive