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Ethics of quoting in dialect

September 27, 2011

Just food for thought: Assuming you’ve looked at the SPJ code and considered ethical principles that might come to play, what do you think about the AP story—and its backlash—in which President Obama was quoted dropping his “g’s”?

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  1. Christopher "Raccoon" Brinegar permalink
    October 12, 2011 6:49 am

    I think people need to get over it: Obama drops his Gs. That’s the most inconsequential thing you could possibly worry about in a speech or its transcription. Move on.

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