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Lazy reporting on Clamper weekend in Downieville

Let’s see. I want to write about a local event but must choose, as a reputable newspaper, what to report concerning Clamper Weekend in Downie-ville. Referring to my list: Historic Plaque dedication; Widders Parade; Widders Tea Party; Ice Cream Social; Clamper Parade; Ladies Auxiliary breakfast benefiting local fire department; drunken bar altercation phoned in anonymously involving two Clampers at event.

It seems you have missed the big picture and chose to err on the side of scandal in reporting a minor event lasting but minutes when you should have reported the hours of entertainment that filled the weekend. Pretty lazy reporting.

Mark Stuart



Applegate


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