Posted by kelphead on October 12, 2000 at 11:30:59:
In Reply to: very insightful posted by Eins on October 12, 2000 at 10:41:27:
"So, someone at one of the media involved didn't understand "noxious" and just used "toxic" instead.
Sounds more sensationalist anyway."
...uhh, that's a very common occurrence. the
level of incompetence or, at the very least,
the number of 'mistakes' is quite high in
the media. you really have to watch what
they say--especially w/the smaller, and more
it may not necessarily have been a sensationalistic
move on the reporter's part, it could sincerely
be a matter of ignorance, but that just goes
to show how careful one has to be when entrusting
our reporters w/accuracy.
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