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Today's bad headline

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Flip Wilson, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

    From a local TV station's website (Yeah, it's TV...different standards, blah blah):

    Homeless residents find body in Brazos River
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Yeah. And they missed out on alliteration

    Bums bump into body bobbing in Brazos
  3. reformedhack

    reformedhack Well-Known Member

    It's been a long day, but I'm not sure I'm seeing the problem. The only potential stumbling block I can see is the apparent oxymoron of "homeless residents," but you can reside somewhere -- even in the great outdoors -- without having a physical home.
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