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Old 19th November 2021, 02:07 PM   #41
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itís not my link if you want to be accurate and less lazy about it.

Well, I didnít expect youíd double down on this and declare it all lazy journalism. Pretty convincing argument.
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Old 19th November 2021, 02:35 PM   #42
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itís not my link if you want to be accurate and less lazy about it.
You referenced it. "Your link" seems like a reasonable figure of speech to use in this context. Are you not endorsing the link? Not appealing to its content in support of your arguments?

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Well, I didnít expect youíd double down on this and declare it all lazy journalism. Pretty convincing argument.
Again, what other explanation should I consider? Your link gives more detail about how this kind of thing can happen. But it really doesn't suggest another interpretation. The process has gaps. No mention has been made of efforts to close those gaps. Rather, journalistic failures arising from those gaps are excused instead. Lack of effort resulting in errors, followed by excuses, sure seems like laziness to me. Maybe it's just incompetence, though. Is that the option I'm missing? They're just incompetent?
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Old 19th November 2021, 02:52 PM   #43
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Well I donít know, there could be many causes for this particular mistake. But, youíve convinced me through made up quotes that no matter the details itís laziness and no further information is needed beyond a mistake was made, and not a guy with a chip on his shoulder with journalism dug his heels in on a knee jerk criticism.
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Old 19th November 2021, 04:03 PM   #44
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It’s two guys in the same sport with the same name. There might be another explanation.
Three, actually.
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Chelsea’s …douard Mendy and Real Madrid’s Ferland Mendy have complained about media outlets using their images to illustrate news reports about Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy, who has been accused of rape and sexual assault.

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…douard Mendy is a Senegal international and Ferland Mendy plays for France. The two, who are cousins, shared screenshots of reports from several media outlets using their photographs for reports about Benjamin Mendy.
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