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Re: It's funny because it's true...



My thoughts exactly...

Maybe we should bravely, if naïvely, be shooting for docs on
paleontology that do not rely on CGI reconstructions.

David

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On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 4:42 AM, Mark Witton <Mark.Witton@port.ac.uk> wrote:
> "We should be aiming at David Attenborough..."
>
> Well, you say that:
> http://pterosaur-net.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-despair-pterosaurs-and-david.html
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>>>> kelly wicks <kwicks78@gmail.com> 29/06/2011 22:58 >>>
> Rescued from Trunication.
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> Media engagement is not the problem. The problem is the media we engage
> with
> are generally idiots, and the prevailing paradigm for palaeo
> 'documentaries'
> is bombastic, sensationalist garbage. We should be aiming at David
> Attenborough, whereas at the moment we seem to be quite happy to work
> with
> Michael Bay. Maybe we should demand, if not creative control over our
> public
> image, then at least creative veto.
>
> Viv
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>
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> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Vivian Allen
> <mrvivianallen@googlemail.com> wrote:
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