Wednesday, June 29, 2011


Dave Osler writes about the Hari affair:
He is not the only guilty party, either. I have heard complaints that one rising star invents quotes and puts them into activists’ mouths, arguing that that is what they would have said anyway. Perhaps that is largely down to lack of professional technique; I doubt whether the young woman in question has got 100 words a minute teeline, which used to be the minimum you could get away with.
I wonder who he means?

Does this mean her articles are about as legit as goods that have come off the back of a Laurie?


staybryte said...

I'd have to say that Yazza's convenient, unattributable quotes from the "immigrant with access to higher wisdom of the month" in every single Monday column trump the damn lot.

Anonymous said...

"people come up to me in the street and say...".
"I get thouisands of letters saying that...".
"People tell me on the doorstep...".
All bollux.