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Another sub-editing fail from The NZ Horrid

19/02/2013

In an on-line article re Charles Chauvel, under Claire Trevett’s by-line is this :-

A former lawyer, Mr Chauvel entered Parliament in August 2006 as a List MP, replacing Jim Sutton who retired.

In the former Labour Government, he was chair of the Privileges Committee, chair of the Finance and Expenditure Committee, and Private Secretary to the Attorney General.

A former lawyer, Mr Chauvel entered Parliament in August 2006 as a List MP, replacing Jim Sutton who retired.

In the former Labour Government, he was chairman of the Privileges Committee, chair of the Finance and Expenditure Committee, and Private Secretary to the Attorney-General.

The Horrid really has gone to the dogs.

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  1. 20/02/2013 16:47

    And while we’re on the subject of poor subbing, since when was List MP a proper noun?

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