A well-written Halloween-themed headline takes the win this week. That, and a tip worth repeating …
This level of vagueness is never acceptable by Thunderdome’s standards. If you attribute a piece of information to someone else’s work, clearly cite it and link to it.
You’ll never believe how much Halloween candy Americans eat - by Kelly Metz
The government has a hard time figuring out who is and isn’t dead by Patrick Hogan
Sleep with your favorite rock star at Oslo hotel by Dan Lewis
She lived through every little girl’s worst nightmare by Jason Fields
See great gift ideas gone horribly wrong by Beth Davidz
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How do you feel about this week’s tip on “reportedly?” What other vague words are often used in headlines that we should rethink? Let us know in the comments.
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