• Chris,
    News paper people are suppose to leave their personal opinions out of stories.  What journalism planet...are you on?  I don't care about the meetings.  Just grow up and do real journalism.  And sorry, what Frank wrote, another sick puppie.

    August 8, 2008 at 7:07 p.m.

  • Need to know....I think your "blighted thinking of what side of need to know" has you wearing blinders.     I have been told that if only we could see how hard the brains ponder at the meetings over the stories for print.  Many times there appears to be little brow sweat or your standards are low.  As for your funnel stories.  The title was inappropriate.  Also the caregivers could have been presented in a much better light with a spread that was totally focused on them and what they do now --with photo shots to support that.  That would have been a great human interest story.
    Instead you want just to feel sorry for the victims and continue to support illegal entry.  Just today your illustrious photo editor Frank Tilley took that posture while trying to sound scholarly and Christianly. Instead it came off like a pompous a**.  His comments give your group no further credit.  Your stories which you say were trying to say affected all -- impacted some who supported illegal trafficking.  I can't stomach such a coward that left people out there and locked the door of the store. You celebrated him? The souls of all murder victims should haunt you forever.
    I find it truly a laughable picture or truth that you call yourselves an ethics board.  Instead I believe the board is there to consider if you will get sued or not. I don't think you consider the public at except for the wow factor, will it arouse enough emotion or such to increase revenue?  Many of your stories that are printed are extremely shallow -- there seems to be no other reason for them -- except to fill space.
    And you call yourselves an ethics board? Is Frank Tilley on it?  If so, it is the lack of ethics board and the Victoria Advocate supports violating laws of the United States.  Even the employees are trying to justify.  And you call the VA a NEWSPAPER?  Instead it appears to nothing but a mere machine for personal events versus true news.  That is why there is so little of true news in your paper?
    Ethics, I am rolling on the floor laughing, and laughing, and laughing and laughing.....

    August 7, 2008 at 9:37 a.m.

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    August 6, 2008 at 4:58 a.m.