Top Ten Lies Editors Tell…

10. It’s just a preview shift.

9. It’s out of the safe area, you’ll never see

it on the air..

8. It won’t really look like that..

7. I’ll fill out the paperwork tomorrow..

6. Why no, I don’t mind working Saturday..

5. Oh, don’t go by THAT monitor..

4. It works better as a cut..

3. It’s on the source tape..

2. I think it looks just fine..

1. “I’ll be home soon.”


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