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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by Southern Comfort » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:12 pm

JW wrote:Sales of 'The Tablet' are higher than 5 as some in the parish have their own subscription because it's cheaper and arrives earlier.


Mine usually arrives on Friday morning.

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by organist » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:27 pm

I'm a keen subscriber to The Tablet and read it from cover to cover. I do not agree that the Olympic coverage was gutwrenching as I was much involved with More than Gold and the torch relay and delighted that Catholics were working with other denominations to get our message out there! I have no time for the other papers. I used to read The Church Times which is a well edited paper but again no time! The Tablet does suffer from poor editing at times with unnecessary slips but nobody's perfect! I find the diary and review sections excellent and the letters page is good (I have letters published twice) and I've won the crossword 3 times! In reply to thsoe who want to target the paper as left wing and I do see some blogs which do this, The Tablet published articles by the Pope and leading figures so it does try to be balanced!

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by Gwyn » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:17 am

Does anyone still refer to The Tablet as "The Bitter Pill"?

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by JW » Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:42 pm

Gwyn wrote:Does anyone still refer to The Tablet as "The Bitter Pill"?


No, but I do get some strange looks from the choir when I tell them "I'm off to get my Tablet".
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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by Nick Baty » Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:11 pm

Gwyn wrote:Does anyone still refer to The Tablet as "The Bitter Pill"?
Yes, the more ignorant contributors to the Daily Torygraph!

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by kerrezza » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:02 pm

and by some at the Seminary

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by Gwyn » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:55 pm

Gwyn wrote:
Does anyone still refer to The Tablet as "The Bitter Pill"?

Nick responded:
Yes, the more ignorant contributors to the Daily Torygraph!

Ah, is that from where it originates?

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Re: Catholic periodicals

Post by BobHayes » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:09 am

organist wrote:I'm a keen subscriber to The Tablet and read it from cover to cover. I do not agree that the Olympic coverage was gutwrenching as I was much involved with More than Gold and the torch relay and delighted that Catholics were working with other denominations to get our message out there!



Did we 'get our message out there' - or were we just jockeying for position with everyone from Coca-Cola to Nike via Boris Johnson? If the latter, I'm pretty certain who was remembered - and who was forgotten - by Jo/Joe Public! Unfortunately.
Bob

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