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How to read the news

HEADLINES
Headlines and news articles are important--or they used to be--or they never were.  I don't know.
I do know that headlines and news articles are like reading MAD magazine these days.
This from the BBC:

Cucumber victims 'will increase'

The story itself is kind of average/normal, but really...
Has anyone taken a journalism course lately?  What do they teach?
Hot News Day

 Egyptian general admits 'virginity checks' conducted on protesters

What upsets me about this is that I know it’s true and that I know it’s much, much worse.

 Palin to news media: Catch me if you can

Sh*t. Let her go, maybe she’ll drive off the edge.

 Spain anger at killer cucumber blame

I’m sure that this is a serious problem.  Too bad it’s not some other vegetable though.

 I’m having a silly day.  I apologize and I’ll work offline for a couple of days.

 
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