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Re: UFO Magazine Folds After Editor's Death - Hale

From: Roy Hale <roy.nul>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 04:53:16 -0000
Fwd Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 10:20:06 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Magazine Folds After Editor's Death - Hale


>From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 16:12:34 -0000
>Subject: UFO Magazine Folds After Editor's Death

>Roy, I am surprised that you couldn't answer the question for
>your "friend of FSR", since you didn't query what I meant at the
>time. However, I will spell it out for you both.

>Magazines and newspapers print stories and opinions mainly, and
>not research. On the odd occasion when a magazine presents an
>article as research, the so-called research does not always
>stand up to scrutiny. I can think of at least two "major" cases
>from Yorkshire to which that statement applies, and that is
>without straining my memory whatsoever.

>They are, however, often good sources on which to base follow-up
>research.

Hi,

You forgot to mention in your response, above, regarding
research matters within magazines, that, "In my opinion so-
called research does not always stand up to scrutiny".

>To get back to the substance of my original post, I have been
>in touch with Paul Whitehead of FSR, and he tells me that the
>price of the CD-ROM does include UK postage, and also that a
>discount of =A33 is currently being offered when the order is
>accompanied by a magazine subscription, or ordered by an
>existing subscriber, making it even better value.

The question was not about prices, but about how you made FSR
sound like a joke, then within 3 months you ask everyone to
start placing subscriptions to it? I don't think I am the only
person on this list "In my opinion" who has also noted your
strange U-turn on FSR?

The crux of the matter is, you were asked a very straight
forward question:

"How did the change in your position come about on the relative
importance of these publications?"

To which you have answered with postage prices for FSR CD Roms?


Roy




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