Posts Tagged ‘editing the herald’

Back to basics

Written By: - Date published: 12:54 pm, March 23rd, 2012 - 5 comments

The Herald editorial says many “saw a more efficient and more flexible port emerging from” contracting out at PoAL. This is an oft-spouted fundamental misunderstanding of what is happening. Contracting out would not reduce time or cost to move freight. It would just reduce the downtime the port pays for amounting to a simple transfer of wealth from wages to profits.

Boston Globe leads on tailored content

Written By: - Date published: 12:18 pm, June 11th, 2010 - 2 comments

Did you know Editing the Herald is back? It is and James is as incisive and witty as ever.

This isn’t about one of his posts though, sampling them doesn’t do them justice. Instead, it’s a hilarious clip from The Onion that his blog put me on to.

Return of Editing the Herald

Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, February 19th, 2010 - 1 comment

Guess what? Editing the Herald is back for the new year and it’s as sharp as ever.

The Herald is still full of casual idiocy, incredible stuff ups (like the headline that went to print on page 3 as “HeadXXX”), and the bizarreness of Garth George.

EtH skewers it all brilliantly.

Participate in teh Golden Garth awards

Written By: - Date published: 12:25 pm, December 16th, 2009 - 25 comments

James at Editing teh Herald has started the Golden Garth awards aimed at rewarding the recipients at the Granny. You should all get over there and suggest candidates. I’m puzzling on it myself because there are so many good candidates. I’m aware that some think that the Dom Post is worse than the Granny, but […]

Teh New Zelaand Herlad

Written By: - Date published: 1:40 pm, November 18th, 2009 - 13 comments

Have you noticed how many spelling mistakes there are in the Herald these days? James at Editing the Herald has: I’ve had quite a few emails over the past few days with spelling or grammar errors from either the print edition or the website, peaking, of course, with the misspelling of ‘Barak’ Obama’s name in […]

Faux pro-smacking march fun

Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, November 17th, 2009 - 40 comments

With all his usual wit, James of Editing the Herald proposes a spike of the so-called ‘March for Democracy’ in Auckland this week. The full post is well worth reading but here’s the meat: Democracy’s greatest heroes, from Thomas Jefferson to Tony Blair, appeared to me in a dream and showed me a glorious vision: a […]

Reminder

Written By: - Date published: 5:00 pm, July 6th, 2009 - 12 comments

1) Go read Editing the Herald. 2) Bookmark it. 3) Read it every day. It’s the best thing on the Internet.

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