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Re: CE: Open Letter to The Cincinnati Enquirer

From: RobIrving@aol.com
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 00:09:58 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 09:35:22 -0400
Subject: Re: CE: Open Letter to The Cincinnati Enquirer


>From: Greg St. Pierre <StrmNut@aol.com>
>Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 07:16:46 EDT
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: Re: CE: Open Letter to The Cincinnati Enquirer

Greg,

>It HAS been recorded properly.

Can of worms, and I'm not sure I want to join you in it, but I
would be interested in your list of examples - like a 'ten best'
characteristics of crop circle 'genuineness'.

>I brought up crop circles to demonstrate the treatment of that
>sort of subject by the media.

In general, I think that phenomena gets the media attention its
loudest proponents deserve. In the case of crop circles my main
complaint is that when the BBC's Late Show interviewed four
circlemakers for a feature on 'abject art' it was deemed
unworthy of broadcast. Maybe the art world just wasn't ready?

Beyond that, the recent NBC show and others like it
notwithstanding, I would argue that the media portrays the
subject in more mysterious terms than the facts encourage.

Rob