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Dept of Hall of Fame headlines

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by silvercharm, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Switched teams in the middle of the game, huh? :)
  2. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Re placeholder heds: At the small daily where I worked until last year, there was a legendary story about our sports desk guy waiting for the Lakers game to end and the story to move, and he put as the hed "Laker hed goes here doofus-breath." You can guess the end of that story: He quickly flows in the story right before deadline and forgets to change the hed. It went out in the print edition like that.
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  3. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    Dang. Wish you had a pic of that.
  4. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Yeah, me too. The page was in a desk drawer in the sports department, and one of the guys showed it to me, but I didn't think to snap a pic with my phone.
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