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The weather was described as “identi-kit” on BBC

When you go local on the BBC sometimes the production values plummet. Clearly no one bothered to watch what was going on in this report as they let Elizabeth Austin describe the weather as “identi-kit” on three separate presentations – that’s criminal 😉

March 17, 2012 · Nigel Freeney · No Comments
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A Paid-up Member of the Pudding Club…

Yesterday’s BBC regional lunchtime bulletin, Points West  with a blonde roving reporter possibly called Linda? Reporting on a cook at the school who had managed to win the regional heats of a school cook’s competition and was now due to move forward to the national competition. The reporter looked a bit of a lemon trying to interupt the queue […]

May 11, 2010 · Nigel Freeney · No Comments
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Lies, Damned Lies and Misquotes…

I can’t be the only person who gets irritated by the inability of the people who appear on national news programmes to get their quotes and sayings right. Today was the turn of BBC Weather presenter Louise Minchin who answered a question from one of the news presenters about snow by saying “That’s the 60 […]

February 25, 2010 · Nigel Freeney · No Comments
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