Saturday, May 21, 2011

Attention to detail

I'd imagine politicians - or their staffers - are good at paying attention to details. If only journalists were just as good at paying attention to details when writing about politicians. There seems to be a missing word or two after month-long, or it should read simply much of the month. From "Crucial B.C. byelection Wednesday" on CBC News online on May 11, 2011. Then,

this is the entire first sentence of the article's final paragraph. That comma after Clark shouldn't be there, and the word in should be between legislature and 1996. Click an image to enlarge it.

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