When I occasionally read La Vanguardia, there’s always something in it’s foreign news coverage that cracks me up, even when it’s not plagiarised, falsified, or illiterate. Today it’s Tomás Alcoverro (beware pop-up hell), the paper’s Beirut correspondent, oft-flayed here, who sums up an article on the anti-Syrian protests thus: “Tripoli has always maintained its Arab character in this multi-faith Lebanon.”
- Rafael Ramos
Many thanks to Stefan Geens for the plug on the fine MemeFirst re Kaleboel’s long battle with Rafael Ramos, La Vanguardia’s
- Yet more plagiarism from Rafael Ramos of La Vanguardia
And his hot news is three years old. No more, please.
- Who ombuds the ombudsman?
Josep Maria Casasús, the La Vanguardia ombudsman to whom I complained almost four months ago re Rafael Ramos, wrote back last
- The strange case of Rafael Ramos
La Vanguardia’s London correspondent can’t write English, passes off fiction as fact and is a rampant plagiarist.
- Fair’s fair
Catalonia Today is deservedly taking a beating, but it is worth recalling that for really bad English you should try “quality”