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Foot In Mouth; Dealing With Breaking News: Patch Talk

In today's Patch Talk, we talk about the importance of thinking before you speak. We also share some behind the scenes info on how we deal with breaking news.

Articles Mentioned on Homewood-Flossmoor Patch:

Articles Mentioned on Chicago Heights Patch:

  • BAN vs. Intercon: Watchdog Consultant Calls Export Supporter a 'Really Crazy Guy'
  • Chicago Heights Sex Offender Map

Please feel free to leave feedback comments below and, as always, thanks for listening!

Robin October 05, 2012 at 04:55 PM
It was refreshing for me to have been attacked in print. The "heat of the moment" thing I would buy if I hadn't heard it so many times second hand. Don't feel bad for making an accusation public, this allows us to defend ourselves. The deeper story is how anti-globalization in the 2000s starts to look a lot like anti-communism in the 1950s. By covering it the way you did you opened a broader discussion than the he-said, she-said about the initial defamation lawsuit.

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