Re: Article:

Subject: Re: Article:
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:44:25 +1100

On 18/02/10 12:07 PM, Al Geist wrote:
> There are a lot of things that smell with this article.... First, I find it
> hard to believe that a company would post a job description identifying a
> particular nationality as "no need to apply." Second, the story was
> originally broadcast on FOX, a station that is known to inflame it's
> viewers. Third, does anyone know who this company is???? It sounds like a
> planted storied to me designed to make news that is designed to inflame
> viewers and increase viewership .... ie., revenue. With the state of the
> media today, it's hard to determine what really is news and what is
> fabricated. This whole story sounds fabricated.

I keep my hoax alert on high at all times but there
are many, many details in this story that check out,
including the fact that there is a recruiting firm
with the name mentioned in the article, the hiring
company exists and has a spokeswoman with the same
name as is quoted in the article, and there is
an assistant counsel with the EEOC with the same
name as is quoted in the article. Therefore, the
odds look pretty good that the story is real and
not fabricated.

Whether it deserves such loud media attention is
another matter entirely :->

-- Janice

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