Dr Mumbo

Repeat, repeat, repeat

It’s always awkward when mid-way through pointing out someone else’s errors your own systems screw up.

This was precisely what happened to the folks at the ABC’s Media Watch last night when midway through pointing out how many times Fairfax has accidentally run the same articles twice and numerous other gaffs, the broadcast cut out and was replaced with an encore screening of the earlier episode of Four Corners.

Unsurprisingly, viewers noticed:Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 10.20.54 am

As did some of the folks at Fairfax – like Walkley Award winning reporter Kate McClymont:Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 10.22.21 am

Media Watch host Paul Barry himself acknowledged the technical fail:Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 10.24.07 am

But Dr Mumbo gives full points to ABC head honcho Mark Scott who apologised to viewers, and at one point quipped that he might have to take a more hands on approach to solving the problem: Screen Shot 2015-05-26 at 10.28.48 amScreen Shot 2015-05-26 at 10.28.55 am


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