Rantings of a sub-editor

February 16, 2010

Headlines make headlines

Filed under: David Marsh,esteemed persons,Sally Baker — substuff @ 11:38 am
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Everyone is talking about headlines, it seems.

David Marsh, The Guardian’s style guide editor, took on clichés today, in his Mind your language column, while yesterday Sally Baker, feedback editor at The Times, discussed the tricksiness of summing up a story accurately in a headline, in her Feedback column.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch, we are still reeling from the stray “bogging” that made it into the blogging feature in this week’s issue. Eek.


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