At 10:15 +0000 9/12/08, David Gerard wrote:
>2008/12/9 Cormac Lawler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>
>>  But he did get to use the word "ham-fisted", which he'd been gagging to say
>>  on air all day, and at which his face made a discernible twinkle. :-)
>>  Cormac
>
>
>The C4 interviewer REALLY WANTED the word "hamfisted" in there. Fine by me ;-)
>
>The process was, we discussed what I had to say and how she'd like
>that put in a soundbite (every word and every split-second counts), so
>I said my piece six or seven times in different ways so they'd have
>something usable in a broadcast. And the news is in fact plotted out
>to the split-second, as of course that's the only way to get a whole
>world of news into 30 or 60 minutes.
>
>You know, I think I've become quite a fan of C4 News. The programme
>was really good all the way through. As far as I could tell. They
>certainly covered our bit well.
>
>
>- d.
>
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I agree: well covered. And good work, David!

Gordo

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