Going forward, at the end of the day

June 4, 2010 at 1:34 am 4 comments

Geoff Elliott, media editor of The Australian newspaper, and word miner Chris Pash discuss the world's biggest newsroom cliches

‘Word miner’ Chris Pash and Geoff Elliott, Media Editor of The Australian newspaper, in conversation about the world’s biggest news cliches.

Journalists must never again write the words ‘at the end of the day’

“I suspect at this point in history it is the most popular cliche in journalism globally,” Chris Pash says. “It is all-pervasive.” Watch the video clip here

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Robert Pullan  |  June 6, 2010 at 7:20 am

    On any given day, I get enough ‘at the end of the day’s to last me till you-know-when.
    Onward, Chris Pash! Onward, Don Watson! Let’s have an end to it.

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  • 2. rob walker  |  June 7, 2010 at 9:05 am

    The last word on AT THE END OF THE DAY should go to Nigel Kalicharan Dey (probably Adelaide’s best performance poet) :

    This guy is brilliant!

    Reply
  • 3. Cliche of the Week 9 – Safe Haven « Chris Pash  |  July 25, 2010 at 11:53 pm

    […] July 25, 2010 Working families seeking safe haven from election-speak should be moving forward. […]

    Reply
  • […] August 29, 2010 I am pleased to announce the result of a study that will empower communications going forward. […]

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