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Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby Ric » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:53 pm

Today's lesson, always check how something sounds before reading it out on-air! ;)
(San Francisco TV station reporting on last week's Asiana Airlines crash...

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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby blacktop™ » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:36 pm

I heard about that! How could a news crew get it so wrong?
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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby paggaz » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:40 pm

:lol:
I also read about this! How embarrassing!

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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby jakey » Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:53 pm

paggaz wrote::lol:
I also read about this! How embarrassing!

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Apparently it was an intern as well - so much win!
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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby WIDELOAD » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:40 am

Intern go the sack over it as well. What I'm amazed by is no one checked the facts after the intern. On a pretty big news story like this, you think someone would double check just to make sure there were minimal screw ups.
But 'Murica.... The crank that shit through as 'news' and worry about it later. :roll:
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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby LorrenK » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:21 pm

haha, how can you not read out the first couple without thinking "waaaaiit a minute....."
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Re: Captain Sum Ting Wong

Postby seanmau5 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:51 am

'Murica!

:lol: surely that news reader, let alone the other hundreds of people working there would realise..
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