No, it's not a headline draft mistake. Usually, we write the post first
then try to come up with a witty headline, but in this case, the title
practically wrote itself! This photo from the Patriot-News newspaper from
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, fits perfectly, dontcha think?
Charles Apple of the American Copy Editor Society has a HUGE list of
mistakes copy editors should've caught but didn't.
Here are some of the best bad headlines from TV news and newspapers from
his blog, The Visual Side of Journalism,
which has just become one of my favorites! You should check it out.
That's Mach 881743!
Mike Masco of WMAR TV in Baltimore tells us that it's going to be REALLY
Man killed to death. To death!
Well, that just stinks! Who knew that crap would be so pricey?