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    Des Moines Register Editor

    How does the DMR's editor have a job? If the editor even graduated from college, it had to have been the University of Iowa or at best a community college. The DMR's website has 2 HEADLINES with misspellings. It's not like a message board where spelling errors are expected. This is the biggest newspaper in the state of Iowa. They spelled "Cyclones" as "Cycloines" and "Cyclons".

    Here are the headlines....

    ISU football: 5 things the Cyloines must do differently to beat Kent State

    Weekly Cyclons chat at 12:30 today



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    My Cyloines are sore following a 10 k run this morning....


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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    It's a two Syllable word, you can't expect a newspaper to get that right.


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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Garbage in, garbage out.



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by iowast8fan View Post
    How does the DMR's editor have a job? If the editor even graduated from college, it had to have been the University of Iowa or at best a community college. The DMR's website has 2 HEADLINES with misspellings. It's not like a message board where spelling errors are expected. This is the biggest newspaper in the state of Iowa. They spelled "Cyclones" as "Cycloines" and "Cyclons".

    Here are the headlines....

    ISU football: 5 things the Cyloines must do differently to beat Kent State

    Weekly Cyclons chat at 12:30 today
    Nice, take a shot at Community Colleges. Are community colleges for dumb people?



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    ILCC (Iowa Lakes Community College) we used to call it "Idiots Last Chance College"Just kidding, don't get your panties in a wad if you went there.



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Community colleges? Visit Kirkwood sometime and see a gorgeous campus, great academics and by the way great athletics. Enrollment 15,000. Doing a great service to the people of Iowa and Cedar Rapids.



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by Duff View Post
    Community colleges? Visit Kirkwood sometime and see a gorgeous campus, great academics and by the way great athletics. Enrollment 15,000. Doing a great service to the people of Iowa and Cedar Rapids.
    QFT Duff (Quoted for Truth). But I think he meant it sarcastically about CC and wanted to dig at the editor of the Rag versus CCs in general.

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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    People still read the Register?



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    I graduated from Iowa State, but my only writing courses were at Kirkwood and/or DMACC, which if you have read any of my posts will prove his point. I didn't take offense to his reference as it is the place for some, like me, to go after not scoring well on the ACT. They are great schools for what they do, but they are not on the same level as most Universities. But we all know great minds and great people that start there...


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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by BigLame View Post
    People still read the Register?
    Doing the same thing again and again, expecting different results.

    Insane, isn't it?



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by stateofmind View Post
    They are great schools for what they do, but they are not on the same level as most Universities. But we all know great minds and great people that start there...
    I'd say Community Colleges are doing a better job than the University of Iowa....


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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by iowast8fan View Post
    How does the DMR's editor have a job? . . . The DMR's website has 2 HEADLINES with misspellings. . . .
    It's the same situation at the Ames Tribune. Read an online story there a few minutes ago, grammar and spelling both were atrocious.

    It requires only a moment or two to re-read what you've written and make corrections. I was a journalist for a number of years, so I cannot understand how it is the Trib and the Register post stories in dire need of copy editing. I don't get it; that is, imho, no excuse can justify such sloppiness. It's a disservice to their customers, and it's unprofessional.


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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Register Editor Bryce Miller is an Iowa grad and a huge Hawkeye football fan.



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    Re: Des Moines Register Editor

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    QFT Duff (Quoted for Truth).
    I always thought it meant something else...



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