Sunday, April 22, 2007
Google dummy
It appears that Google News isn't immune to the dreaded "dummy" headline. At least this one just names a font and doesn't offend anyone. Here's another harmless example from the Web. And here's some discussion of ones that did offend.

More on how dumb things happen here.
 
posted by Andy Bechtel at 9:22 PM | Permalink |


1 Comments:


  • At 5:55 PM, Blogger CreditCards.com

    I find the online media, blessed with even fewer copy editors, to be even worse. Type "headline goes here" into Google. Some of the entries are ironic, but many have really been published - and not fixed. Here are several examples:
    http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/genaud4-2005/F1_Brochure_A_(English).pdf

    http://www.roanoke.com/entertainment/insideout/music/wb/195103

    http://www.newser.com/archive-arts-living-news/1G1-177757772/headline-goes-here-and-goes-here-and-goes-her-want-to-know-what-else-is-showing-movie-capsules-page.html