Northern Echo...get it wrong again

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Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Footifanreturns » Fri May 29, 2020 4:47 pm

Again dreadful & lazy journalism from the Echo.

Georgia Banks stating the monies raised for the Boost the Budget was to keep the club afloat because of the Coronavirus.
No mention that is was planned long before the Pandemic or that in fact it was to boost the budget of a fan owned club.

No wonder the Echo is on it's arse.

Please do not defend her saying she is a Junior Staff reporter when the facts could have been learned by one phone call...

They are a joke
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by spen666 » Fri May 29, 2020 5:20 pm

Footifanreturns wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 4:47 pm
Again dreadful & lazy journalism from the Echo.

Georgia Banks stating the monies raised for the Back the Budget was to keep the club afloat because of the Coronavirus.
No mention that is was planned long before the Pandemic or that in fact it was to boost the budget of a fan owned club.

No wonder the Echo is on it's arse.

Please do not defend her saying she is a Junior Staff reporter when the facts could have been learned by one phone call...

They are a joke
People in glass houses...

Back the Budget

Joke

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Footifanreturns » Fri May 29, 2020 6:23 pm

spen666 wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 5:20 pm
Footifanreturns wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 4:47 pm
Again dreadful & lazy journalism from the Echo.

Georgia Banks stating the monies raised for the Back the Budget was to keep the club afloat because of the Coronavirus.
No mention that is was planned long before the Pandemic or that in fact it was to boost the budget of a fan owned club.

No wonder the Echo is on it's arse.

Please do not defend her saying she is a Junior Staff reporter when the facts could have been learned by one phone call...

They are a joke
People in glass houses...

Back the Budget

Joke
Spendy
You must have a friggin sad life if all you have to do on a sunny Friday evening is stalk another club's message board looking for typos... Zzzzzzzz


It's her friggin job to get things right.
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Darlo_Pete » Fri May 29, 2020 7:01 pm

No doubt the Sports Editor should have checked the article before going to press, now who is the Sports Editor?

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by JasonDeVos » Fri May 29, 2020 7:04 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 7:01 pm
No doubt the Sports Editor should have checked the article before going to press, now who is the Sports Editor?
I think you will find he is the Teesside Editor now......


If those two are the reporters on Darlo now, God help us.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Footifanreturns » Fri May 29, 2020 8:16 pm

JasonDeVos wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 7:04 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 7:01 pm
No doubt the Sports Editor should have checked the article before going to press, now who is the Sports Editor?
I think you will find he is the Teesside Editor now......


If those two are the reporters on Darlo now, God help us.
Loughlin did an article this week about Darlo resigning 5 players. So he still has his finger in the Sports Pie.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Old Git » Fri May 29, 2020 8:23 pm

Difficult times for the press as well as the rest of us but their reporting on DFC has been really poor of late. They don’t seem to be able to get even the basics right. Bring back Craig Stoddart.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by JasonDeVos » Fri May 29, 2020 8:28 pm

Footifanreturns wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 8:16 pm
JasonDeVos wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 7:04 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 7:01 pm
No doubt the Sports Editor should have checked the article before going to press, now who is the Sports Editor?
I think you will find he is the Teesside Editor now......


If those two are the reporters on Darlo now, God help us.
Loughlin did an article this week about Darlo resigning 5 players. So he still has his finger in the Sports Pie.

Oh yes we resigned ‘will hadfield’ if I recall.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by darlo2001uk » Fri May 29, 2020 9:59 pm

Footifanreturns wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 4:47 pm
Again dreadful & lazy journalism from the Echo.

Georgia Banks stating the monies raised for the Boost the Budget was to keep the club afloat because of the Coronavirus.
No mention that is was planned long before the Pandemic or that in fact it was to boost the budget of a fan owned club.

No wonder the Echo is on it's arse.

Please do not defend her saying she is a Junior Staff reporter when the facts could have been learned by one phone call...

They are a joke
Why don't you send her a polite email, pointing out her error and then there will no reason for her to make the error next time?

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Darlogramps » Fri May 29, 2020 10:50 pm

darlo2001uk wrote:
Footifanreturns wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 4:47 pm
Again dreadful & lazy journalism from the Echo.

Georgia Banks stating the monies raised for the Boost the Budget was to keep the club afloat because of the Coronavirus.
No mention that is was planned long before the Pandemic or that in fact it was to boost the budget of a fan owned club.

No wonder the Echo is on it's arse.

Please do not defend her saying she is a Junior Staff reporter when the facts could have been learned by one phone call...

They are a joke
Why don't you send her a polite email, pointing out her error and then there will no reason for her to make the error next time?
Something like this, I’d imagine:

Hello darlo2001uk,

Please properly read your sentences before posting. You’ve missed out the word “be” from your above post.

The sentence should read: “.....there will BE no reason for her to make the error....”

Yours sincerely,

Darlogramps

Would something like that suffice?

I’d also like to point out Spen_666 has failed to use full-stops in his initial reply to footifan.

Here ends Darlogramps’ Pedantry Corner.
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Footifanreturns » Sat May 30, 2020 3:53 am

Actually darlo2001uk
I did.
I also tried to on Twitter but for some reason her profile is not open to contact.

It was another very poor cut & paste " report " obviously taken from the DFC website with her " Journalistic " slant on it.
One phone call to those involved would have given her the true story... Not the totally misleading crap she has put to print...

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat May 30, 2020 8:53 am

I remember the good old days when Stoddart used to be slagged off :)
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by shildonlad » Sat May 30, 2020 9:24 am

Mr craig bias stoddart sure got nothing wrong. Has he left the paper
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by loan_star » Sat May 30, 2020 9:30 am

The entire sports desk team were furloughed. Ironically Loughlin was on his way out until the Teesside editor position became available.
Now he's treading on the toes of his former sports desk colleagues by doing their work while they are twiddling their thumbs.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by JasonDeVos » Sat May 30, 2020 11:04 am

loan_star wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 9:30 am
The entire sports desk team were furloughed. Ironically Loughlin was on his way out until the Teesside editor position became available.
Now he's treading on the toes of his former sports desk colleagues by doing their work while they are twiddling their thumbs.
‘Doing their work’ - undoing all their work would be a better way of putting it.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Darlogramps » Sat May 30, 2020 12:09 pm

shildonlad wrote:Mr craig bias stoddart sure got nothing wrong. Has he left the paper
Biased fan accuses reporter of another club of being biased.

You truly are stupid.
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Darlogramps » Sat May 30, 2020 12:17 pm

loan_star wrote:The entire sports desk team were furloughed. Ironically Loughlin was on his way out until the Teesside editor position became available.
Now he's treading on the toes of his former sports desk colleagues by doing their work while they are twiddling their thumbs.
I mean, in fairness to Loughlin, he can’t win here. If he does ensure reports are written, he’s accused of treading on colleagues’ toes. If he doesn’t, he’s accused of being biased.

We’d rather have the info on new signings etc reported so I think, respectfully, you’re being a tad unfair here. If they’re on furlough, the likes of Stoddart aren’t able to do anything.

I do genuinely think the Echo are trying their best in difficult circumstances. But they do need to drop this bizarre and inaccurate narrative that the club is desperately scrambling around for every penny.
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat May 30, 2020 1:32 pm

shildonlad wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 9:24 am
Mr craig bias stoddart sure got nothing wrong. Has he left the paper
Craig is a very good journalist :thumbup:

Meanwhile I can report that Darlo have been officially absolved from any blame re "Fencegate"
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by tdk1 » Sat May 30, 2020 3:01 pm

I mean, the echo is a Darlington paper. Darlo stories always appear on the site's most read list, unlike pools which never do unless it's for something bad. Gateshead and spenny never do because nobody on earth cares about them to any great extent.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by onewayup » Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm

Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm

onewayup wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm
Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,
Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by joejaques » Sat May 30, 2020 7:32 pm

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm
onewayup wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm
Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,
Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.
Hope the league aren't sitting on the fence. :roll:
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat May 30, 2020 8:28 pm

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm
onewayup wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm
Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,
Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.
That would be strange. If unsafe fences are dreamed not to warrant a ticking off.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Old Git » Sat May 30, 2020 8:40 pm

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm
onewayup wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm
Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,
Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.
Must be a bloody lumpy carpet with a fence under it.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Footifanreturns » Sat May 30, 2020 8:45 pm

Old Git wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 8:40 pm
super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm
onewayup wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:37 pm
Never heard anything about fencegate, and darlington being absolved of any blame although that was always going to be the case as it was a total balls up by spenny- more. I really hope that

The punishment fits the crime, points deduction,
Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.
Must be a bloody lumpy carpet with a fence under it.
Nah !!!
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by biccynana » Sat May 30, 2020 10:32 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 1:32 pm

Meanwhile I can report that Darlo have been officially absolved from any blame re "Fencegate"
super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 6:43 pm

Nothing happening to Spenny either I believe. Generally the whole thing is brushed under the carpet.
Where have you guys seen this news?

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by shildonlad » Sun May 31, 2020 10:04 am

Ah so fencegates about the brewery field is it. I suppose its all spennymoors fault.
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by shildonlad » Sun May 31, 2020 10:05 am

Darlogramps wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 12:09 pm
shildonlad wrote:Mr craig bias stoddart sure got nothing wrong. Has he left the paper
Biased fan accuses reporter of another club of being biased.

You truly are stupid.
And a good morning to you too. Maybe ease off on the red meat, you might be less angry
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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by Vodka_Vic » Sun May 31, 2020 10:08 am

shildonlad wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 10:04 am
Ao fencegates about the brewery field is it. I suppose all its all spennymoors fault
Can you repost this in a way that is understandable please. Not a criticism but either predictive text or punctuation means it isn't intelligible so would like to read what you've put.

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Re: Northern Echo...get it wrong again

Post by shildonlad » Sun May 31, 2020 10:10 am

Vodka_Vic wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 10:08 am
shildonlad wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 10:04 am
Ao fencegates about the brewery field is it. I suppose all its all spennymoors fault
Can you repost this in a way that is understandable please. Not a criticism but either predictive text or punctuation means it isn't intelligible so would like to read what you've put.
Just edited it. Not feeling 100% this morning
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