Robin... PCGB does not have the "Editorial Control" of the magazine like we used to have? Why not I don't know, but I have earlier this year sent an article with photos of our group driving the FIAT LIngotto rooftop track this year and some photos of cars to go in my Register section if there was no written report that month and still nothing published ? Questions need to be asked.
RobinI share your feelings about the absence of Registers in PP but I have been told that PCGB does not have the "Editorial Control" of the magazine like we used to have? Why not I don't know, but I have earlier this year sent an article with photos of our group driving the FIAT LIngotto rooftop track this year and some photos of cars to go in my Register section if there was no written report that month and still nothing published ? Questions need to be asked.
DekkerThe reason there are no articles appearing in PP is because there are sections within the board or previous boards who want to do away with registers. Part of their statergy has been restricting article sizes.I used to spend a couple of days putting an article together only to find it ruined by editing or more frustratingly by poorly cropped or down sized photos.More recently Richard Rees (PCGB register editor) would only accept my article if it was no more than 500 words and one photo.My last article I submitted with one photo and less than 500 words but by the time it was in PP it was missing the photo.Most recently I saw that the board admitted that some contributors were favoured over others and that editorial control of the mag had been given over to Archant the PP printers. How this has been allowed to happen is beyond belief and I shall endevour to get to the bottom of this.I cannot do articles about technical aspects of cars, in depth interviews of enthusiasts cars or articles submitted by 964 owners whilst the current restrictions are in place.
CLIFFWILKINSWrite ups in the PP have been reduced to 500 words max now from a 1,000
CLIFFWILKINSDavid I am sure you are aware that write ups and pics have been reduced by the board .
CLIFFWILKINSBut are all members aware?
CLIFFWILKINSWe have had some members say write ups are smaller now days.?
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