Don’t do that: Why joke headlines are a bad idea [Profanity warning]


Editors and staff are eating crow at The Suffolk Journal, the student newspaper at Suffolk University in Massachusetts. A sub-head printed in yesterday’s paper read, “Even we had some dumb fuckers sign up!”

Screenshot from the Feb. 1 Suffolk Journal, via jimromenesko.comDon’t get me started on the use of exclamation points in this headline and sub.

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My favorite kind of reporting

I just went and took a couple photos of BLM personnel doing controlled burns in the area. It was kind of cool.

These are my favorite kind of stories… you go out and see something cool, talk to a couple people. If it develops to a full story, that’s great. But if it’s just a photo, that’s cool.

I also met up with an old friend, Dave Larsen. He’s a firefighter with the BLM now.