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At the start of the week our man in Poland sent me a link to the Croatian outlet who interviewed Nikica Jelavic.  I mentioned the player in an article yesterday and recalled his earlier comments, which I referenced as background information.    This ‘news’ was subsequently carried by today’s radio and print outlets in Scotland.

It’s maybe a low blow to bring out the ‘Lazy journalism’ point on the day Scotland’s formerly-largest newspaper shed journalists, although the point is perfectly illustrated, but lazy journalism always found its place in the past.  The real problem has little to do with the standard of journalism on offer, it’s about business models in the old media.  News doesn’t pay unless you can tax consumers or bundle it with paid-for football channels, which is not a good thing.

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  1. The news of Jabba got me thinking of the time O’Neill tore him to shreds at a champions league news conference.

     

     

    Does anyone know if that clip is still around anywhere?

  2. well said paul

     

    they copy and paste

     

    we have proof

     

    yesterdays “news”

     

    the old media

     

    had to laugh when terry on the clyde phone in

     

    asked the panel had the heard of rangers tax blog

     

    they basically said the didnae know about it

     

    how come we all do???

  3. Saving sheckles..

     

     

    Methinks not…That would be like a Bus Company paying off all its drivers, no it’s a Not Fit for Purpose scenario….por cierto

  4. “I’m disappointed we’re out of Europe but domestically we want to win everything.”

     

     

    Neil Lennon

  5. ‘Senior job losses at Daily Record confirmed by Trinity Mirror’

     

     

    Senior job losses at Daily Record confirmed byTwitter is rife with rumours over several big names being sacked from The Daily Record.

     

     

    Sports editor Jim Traynor is one of the names said to be leaving the Glasgow based newspaper, as well as Bob Caldwell. However, it is currently unclear if Traynor was sacked or resigned.

     

     

    There has even been rumours from one Tweeter that managing director Tom Hamilton is among the list of those who have lost their jobs.

     

     

    A Trinity Mirror spokesman said: “We can confirm we have entered into a confidential period of consultation with four senior members of staff from Media Scotland.”

  6. All

     

     

    Just to make you aware in case you may be interested, there is a band playing in Blantyre Knights of St. Columba Club on Sunday 15 January, from 2pm onwards. Erin’s Rogues will be performing in the main hall, and are fronted by a local Blantyre Bhoy. Entry is £3 at the door, should any of you be in the area on the day. Last time they were in attendance, a great day was had by all.

     

     

    Cheap drink and a singsong – fantastic way to spend your Sunday afternoons… :-)

     

     

    HH

     

    Giggs

  7. If I had a hammer

     

    I’d hammer in the morning

     

    I’d hammer in the evening

     

    All over this land

     

    I’d hammer out danger

     

    I’d hammer out a warning

     

    I’d hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters

     

    All over this land

     

     

    If I had a bell

     

    I’d ring it in the morning

     

    I’d ring it in the evening

     

    All over this land

     

    I’d ring out danger

     

    I’d ring out a warning

     

    I’d ring out love between my brothers and my sisters

     

    All over this land

     

     

    If I had a song

     

    I’d sing it in the morning

     

    I’d sing it in the evening

     

    All over this land

     

    I’d sing out danger

     

    I’d sing out a warning

     

    I’d sing out love between my brothers and my sisters

     

    All over this land

     

     

     

    Well I’ve got a hammer

     

    And I’ve got a bell

     

    And I’ve got a song to sing

     

    All over this land

     

    It’s the hammer of justice

     

    It’s the bell of freedom

     

    It’s the song about love between my brothers and my sisters

     

    All over this land

     

     

    StupidLyrics CSC

  8. ASonOfDan says:

     

    5 January, 2012 at 12:38

     

     

    and I heard derek stewart brown

     

    the tweets you are reading are on the ball !

  9. starry plough

     

     

    Davis serving a cup ban as well.

     

     

    Aunt Sally to be in charge of the worst defeat in rangers history?

  10. 001Bhoy

     

     

    Lucky you on the 29th. Were there many at the Celtic Club.? I must make the effort to get in for a guid night with the boys. I believe we are planning another Sydney trip this year. The last one was really fantastic. You were sadly missed. Loving this weather. For our friends in scotland a mild 23 degrees in Melbourne today after four days in the 30s. Nae snaw tae report or ferocious gales. However: bush fire season is on us: swings and round abouts!

  11. .

     

     

    Wing Commander..

     

     

    Happy New Year too You.. Buddi..

     

     

    We had a great Time on the 29th..About 60 of us Did the Huddle on the Southbank Bridge about 9am Heading to PJ’s..

     

     

    Hope yir Guid..

     

     

    001Bhoy

     

     

    PS..I Was asked to do the BhoysOfOz Phanzine again..Ha..

  12. tommytwiststommyturns Kano 1000 on

    Many happy returns to ole DBBIA, who is hopefully enjoying the day soaking in the finest gin – clearly not that Ayrshire guff !

     

     

    HH

     

    TTTT

  13. Paul67 – News doesn’t pay unless you can tax consumers or bundle it with paid-for football channels, which is not a good thing.

     

     

    Why is it not a good thing? (thumbsup)

  14. ASonOfDan says:

     

    5 January, 2012 at 12:41

     

     

    The way this year has started I wouldn’t be surprised!!

     

     

    It’s impossible for darkness to last forever!!

     

     

    Hail Hail

  15. The Legend Johnny Doyle on

    Dontbrattbakkinanger says:

     

    5 January, 2012 at 12:19

     

     

    Happy Birthday to you,

     

    Happy Birthday to you,

     

    Happy Birthday Dontbrattbakkinanger,

     

    Happy Birthday to you.

     

     

    I am quarter of the way into the John Cairney Book “The Seven Penny Gate” on my new Kindle from Santa, it’s absolutely gripping stuff, highly recommended for us Tims.

     

     

    On another note, I hear that the DR have called in the builders to remove part of the roof so they can air lift Jabba from the building. It’s either that or widen the doorways.

     

     

    Thumbsup!

     

     

    JD

  16. Dontbrattbakkinanger says:

     

    5 January, 2012 at 12:19

     

     

     

    Many Happy returns of the Day DBBIA, make a wish when you blow out your candles…

     

     

    Arbroath 1-Rankers 0

  17. Paul

     

     

    Not sure I concur with your view that ‘The real problem has little to do with the standard of journalism on offer, it’s about business models in the old media.’

     

     

    Whilst I would agree that the business model is key, for me, the standard of journalism remains a significant part of the problem.

     

     

    A business model which – instead of trying to offer ‘news’ – offers well-written critical analysis and trustworthy, considered opinion may still attract a readership; although perhaps not in the printed press.

     

     

    FF

  18. Nacho Nohope back in Spain and quickly telling the media he has no wish to return to rangers and wants a new contract with Gijon.

     

     

    No wonder The Trinity Group are sacking people…

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