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An example of the dumbing down in the media

The other day browsing through the Daily Mail’s website I came across this headline.

Can you all see the mistake in the headline? Dissected alive? That’s called vivisection. It should read something along the lines of:

“The horrors of Japan’s WWII ‘human experiments unit’: Disturbing images show how Japan performed vivisections on Chinese civilians and Allied POWs and infected them with the PLAGUE”

It may seem pedantic and trivial, the sort of thing one should not get worked up over but I hate it. To me it just highlights the dumbing dumb in society and the declining standards of the media.

 

Daily Prompt: Ripped from the Headlines

Today’s daily prompt is called Ripped from the Headlines and it asks;

Click over to whatever website you visit most frequently to get news. Find the third headline on the page. Make sure that headline is in your post.

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What’s wrong with this headline?

The other day I was looking through the Daily Mail’s website because I love the moral outrage and utter hypocrisy on offer in basically every news story, also the comments are always a good for a laugh, when I came across a headline that annoyed me and perfectly demonstrates those qualities of the mail. Continue reading What’s wrong with this headline?