NZ Herald finally fixes something

How  many months now have I been highlighting the idiocy that those Journalists, Trained and Skilled at the NZ Herald continue to perpetrate on its readers?

Today, I nearly fell off my chair when a hurried correction to a serious error was published.  And to ensure everyone knew about this serious lapse in NZ Herald publishing standards, bossman Tim Murphy even Tweeted about it personally.


Must have been some mistake, don’t you think?  I mean, we’ve seen so many.  What could possibly require such urgent action followed by such immediate promotion of the corrected material?





The NZ Herald.  They let any errors slide, unless it is a crossword.



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  • Red

    I worked for Fairfax in another life – and nothing brings forth the venom faster than a wrinkly discovering a fuck up with the crossword, I can tell you.

    • Agreed. Crosswords in the paper, Corro on TV. The dusties and crusties won’t put up with any nonsense.

      • P1LL

        Pete Is back on board :)
        I hope all is well

        • I’ll be fine, but right now it feels like a couple of elephants had a rock n roll contest on my body.

  • Gazzaw

    I’m guessing that the crossword is the first thing that Tim Murphy does on arrival at work.

  • PlanetOrphan

    They’ll be retracting the Cartoons next!

  • OT Richter

    Of course the old crusties that do crosswords will be avid twitter users.