Rantings of a sub-editor

March 17, 2010

When headlines go bad

Filed under: crimes against English,headlines — substuff @ 1:55 pm
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John McIntyre posted the following headlines on his blog today, under the apt title of Maybe hire a copy editor:

Yahoo News headline: Women, girls rape victims in Haiti quake
Comment on CNN screen crawl: Jewish lobby runs America
MSNBC: I-Team: Judge Married Woman, suspected Abuser
WJZ-TV: Man Arrested For Sexual Assault On College Campus
Reuters: BOJ split vote raises doubts about future easing

CNBC: End of Mortgage Buys Form of Tightening: Pimco

To read more of his You Don’t Say blog, click here: http://johnemcintyre.blogspot.com/

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