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    cormack15
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    Excellent behind-the-scenes at Racing Post HQ video on the RP website.

    I’m sure we obviously didn’t see the warts and all version but it did give a flavour of what is involved in producing the paper.

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    Cav
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    Wonder where they hid the cases of wine with the "From Victor" labels on, while Lee was doing his rounds :lol: Maybe in Bruces’s office :shock: the camera never went in there. :wink:

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    cormack15
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    I think the camera did venture in there Cav – near the end.

    #245865
    Cav
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    Was an interesting enough piece I suppose. Although all that effort and so little content. Granted you could say that about most newspapers….

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    % MAN
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    I had to allow myself a wry smile when they mentioned "beating the PA" with the Moore / Conduit story – bearing in mind they are increasingly using the PA more and more for their news and even race reports.

    #245939
    gumshield
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    Nice to hear Millington come out with: "At the end of the day there’s always an end product"… just a week after he launched a ZERO-TOLERANCE campaign on cliches in the media.

    #245943
    Prufrock
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    Do you think Millington will (as one of his inexplicably favoured columnists likes to say) "hold his hands up" to that one, Gumshield?

    #246000
    gumshield
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    Don’t get me wrong

    , Pru,

    I’m not having a pop

    etc, ad nauseam

    #246008
    Prufrock
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    That’s the one. :D

    #246011
    graysonscolumn
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    Any regrets that we didn’t do an equivalent film for the

    Sportsman

    , Pruf?

    gc

    The patron saint of lower-grade fare. A gently critical friend of point-to-pointing. Kindness is a political act.

    #246025
    mulls74
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    Was waiting for Roy Mallard to pop up – but no they are actually being serious.

    #246027
    davidjohnson
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    Given all the bodies in the background there, it’s no wonder they are struggling to make money. Sort of hits home how outdated the newspaper process is when you consider how quickly the news broke of Moore riding Conduit on the internet, yet it would be only about 16 hours later that anyone relying on the newspaper as the source of information would know.

    #246261
    Prufrock
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    Only just got round to watching this: as a piece of telly I thought it was very good.

    #246262
    ReasonoverFaith
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    I quite liked the piece.

    Also enjoyed the bit they did on breeding and bloodstock.

    #246267
    Irish Stamp
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    I had to allow myself a wry smile when they mentioned "beating the PA" with the Moore / Conduit story – bearing in mind they are increasingly using the PA more and more for their news and even race reports.

    Anyone using the PA for factual information like race results, SP’s, dividends might as well try using wikipedia – they have roughly the same accuracy level.

    #246293
    cormack15
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    The Sea The Stars piece is very good also. Hope they keep producing these.

    #246335
    bettingboy
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    …no mention of the computer system that was **** and drove people bananas with crashes; the vulgarian editor; the insanely pedantic old timers from ‘the Life’; the egos; the banalizing (can i use that word) of the sport with dreary and ‘safe’ opinions; the terror of libel law the ignorance of it; the poor communications and man management; the headlines that seemed to have any spark of interest strangled from them…

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