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記者別自以為了不起

連常識都不足 更別提玩世不恭的批判精神
文 洪健昭 譯 張淑伶

讀完後我目瞪口呆,這大概是史上最糟的新聞報導。記者難道不知道,沒有人會在低於海拔3,000公尺的地方得高山症?這位年輕的女士得的不可能是高山症。他們捏造新聞嗎?不太可能,這些報導必須經過編輯核稿後才能刊出,難不成在這些核稿人員的腦袋瓜裡,連這一丁點兒的常識都沒有?真令人不敢相信!至於那些三不五時就必須上山做調查的科學家同事,他們知不知道,只要把高山症患者移到海拔3,000公尺以下就會沒事了?還有,如果知道有人因高山症受困,醫務員怎麼會連氧氣筒都沒帶?既然是打電話報警求援,電話中難道沒說清楚受困者的位置?直升機飛行員怎能就這樣把醫務員留在荒山野外,沒什麼目的地過了一夜?這兩個醫務員明知道自己將會無依無靠地待在山上一晚,還願意像條狗一樣,乖乖順服這不合理的命令?產出這則新聞的實在是一群傻瓜新聞工作者,他們永遠都不可能達到「玩世不恭」的層次。

A lady reporter who later became the editor of a newspaper in Taipei and taught news writing at one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan once wrote a human-interest story about the donation of blood in Taipei by a group of Japanese medical practitioners who were graduated from the Medical School of Taihoku Imperial University. She started the story with several days ago and followed it up with several Japanese doctors who went to the Taiwan University Hospital to give blood, not knowing an inexact date and an inexact number of people involved are taboos in news writing. An even more inexact unit of capacity ensued. She wrote: They donated a small bottle of blood. She didn’t know blood donated is measured in cubic centimeters.

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