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Journalism Schooling

edjication for 'dem asses
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A school funded by punitive awards from news agencies who can't otherwise be arse' to hire real live proofreaders.

The kids get a live feed of daily news on-the-fly (counting towards Social Studies credit) while checking over the reports for typos and shady statistics; the school board gets supplementary funding from the news provider, and with any luck the idiot who wrote...

"The airborne car was flying over Ellison Elementary School after taking off from the Vernon airport when the parachute it uses to stay afloat collapsed..." [QMI Agency]

... gets publicly flogged on YouTube for dumbing down the human race.

FlyingToaster, May 11 2013

Canada's flying car http://globalnews.c...-crashes-in-vernon/
(one of) the embarrassing article(s) in question [Sgt Teacup, May 11 2013]

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       //gets publicly flogged on YouTube for dumbing down the human race.// There would be nothing left on TV.
DIYMatt, May 11 2013
  

       'stru'dat, but I like to think "news" and "fiction" aren't synonymous.
FlyingToaster, May 11 2013
  

       Yes, i was clearly a flying toaster, not a flying car.
theircompetitor, May 11 2013
  

       Yahoo news would go instantly bankrupt. Example Thai/Cambodia border clash in the Latin America news section...
not_morrison_rm, May 11 2013
  

       He he. Dem asses. Bun.
not_only_but_also, May 13 2013
  
      
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