Editor Defends THAT Headline

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Yes, that headline.

He argued that a person who gets into the lake under those conditions would need a bit of luck to survive. He was asked whether the headline implied that the person was stupid. “A man gets into a shark-infested lake, late at night, when inebriated. Would you consider this person to be stupid?” Mr [Peter] Gleeson [Gold Coast Bulletin editor] asked.

 

Sounds fair.

Wait. What?

Editor Defends Luck Of The Irish Headline (Aisling Mockler, Irish Echon)

Previously: Sensitively Handled

Thanks Mark Geary