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September 20, 2011
"Nets bring new playground to Canarsie school"? Actually, they paid 1/8 of the cost, but neither NY Post nor NY1 notice
Atlantic Yards Report
It's not enough that Bruce Ratner is "quietly" helping a blind teenage Sudanese ex-slave. Now he's leveraging taxpayer funds 7-to-1 to "bring" us playgrounds, too!
What if more reporters receiving press releases had taken "antimanipulation" in school?
We wouldn't get headlines like this, from the New York Post's Brooklyn blog yesterday.
Or like this, from NY1:
What did the Nets bring?
Though the Nets played a part, they didn't "bring" the playground. They paid only 1/8 of the cost.
Of course, those reading the vague Nets press release would have had to ask about the role of the Barclays Nets Community Alliance in the "refurbished playground it has funded at P.S. 276 in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn."
Click through to read the
God's honest truth press release.
The Brooklyn Blog [NYPost.com], Nets bring new playground to Canarsie school
Posted by eric at September 20, 2011 11:55 AM