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Meet the candidates: Those running for office discuss the issues - The Galveston County Daily News : News

October 20, 2014

Meet the candidates: Those running for office discuss the issues

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3 comments:

  • Jake Buckner posted at 4:23 pm on Tue, Apr 29, 2014.

    Jake Buckner Posts: 1674

    "It appears as though spell-check and grammar review were not available tools in the response process."

    Apparently the candidates were given the same tools the GDN itself uses. And many forum members, as well...
    [tongue]

     
  • TJ Aulds posted at 2:48 pm on Tue, Apr 29, 2014.

    TJ Aulds Posts: 62 Staff

    Johnew: As we tell the candidates we do not edit their responses. They fill out the forms directly. Their answers are not reviewed by our staff before becoming available to the public. When we use the responses for stories or in the print edition we do edit at that point. But many candidates do tell us they review their answers before posted. We give the candidates several days to respond and almost always end up extending the deadline to give them time to review their answers.

     
  • johnew posted at 2:38 pm on Tue, Apr 29, 2014.

    johnew Posts: 2

    Mr. Aulds
    What methods did the Daily News use to collect the responses to the questionnaires?
    It appears as though spell-check and grammar review were not available tools in the response process.
    I am voting for the candidate who can communicate effectively and spell, punctuate, and use capitalization rules to represent me!