Thursday, 27 June 2013

"All The News Fit Not To Print"

"I won’t bother to pitch this during the news meeting today, as my employer doesn’t give a rat’s ass..."
J.M. Cole uses his blog for the second time to air news relating to the intimidation campaign against Jimmy Lai in Hong Kong; this time one of his "Apple Daily" delivery trucks was set on fire. The managing editor of the Taipei Times apparently refused to print the previous story about thugs crashing a car into the gates of Jimmy Lai's mansion.

But of course anyone paying attention to what does and does not get published in the Taipei Times will have some idea what the priorities of the managing editor are...

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comment moderation is now in place, as of April 2012. Rules:

1) Be aware that your right to say what you want is circumscribed by my right of ownership here.

2) Make your comments relevant to the post to which they are attached.

3) Be careful what you presume: always be prepared to evince your point with logic and/or facts.

4) Do not transgress Blogger's rules regarding content, i.e. do not express hatred for other people on account of their ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or nationality.

5) Remember that only the best are prepared to concede, and only the worst are prepared to smear.