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Monday, June 14, 2010

Journalism Lessons: Make Your Headlines Specific

Posted by Angela Webber on Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:32 PM

You may not know this about me, but I have had a passionate love affair with hilarious and poorly written headlines. At at the risk of making light of a serious situation, I will submit the following to this category:

Boy spotted in Walmart is not Kyron Horman

A boy spotted in a Walmart in Yreka, Calif. is not 7-year-old Kyron Horman.

That headline sounds like something from the Onion.

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