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When headlines go wrong – a scientist’s perspective

Peter Griffin posted in on April 2nd, 2009.

The newspaper sub-editor can be a reporter’s greatest ally and worst enemy. When subs are on form they can save you from defaming someone or making yourself look like a complete idiot. On an off night they can introduce mistakes or misrepresent stories with ridiculous headlines. Even when the reporting itself is accurate, a headline, […]

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