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We’ve been trawling the tabloids for Fantastic Headlines these past few weeks. And let’s face it, it’s easily done. It’s more difficult to find Fantastic Headlines in more cerebral publications because they are less likely to cover silly stories, of … Continue reading
Here is the latest batch of Fantastic Headlines. Suggestions are coming in thick and fast now. Thanks to everyone who keeps sending them in. I like to think of it as Paperback Rioter’s contribution to The Big Society. The first … Continue reading
As I mentioned in a previous Fantastic Headlines blog, “Man bites dog” is given sometimes as an example of what news is. It’s no surprise, then, that media outlets tend to cover “Man Bites Dog” stories because of the, ah, … Continue reading
A couple more Fantastic Headlines for your titilation. First up is this from the BBC. You don’t often expect to see “laser” and “pirate” in the same sentence, which is precisely why this headline is fantastic: Laser Cannon set to … Continue reading
I have a thesis to write, but the urge to blog. I’m sure those two facts are related. Any excuse for procrastination, eh? Still, I don’t really have the time to be cranking out long blog posts: it’s much easier … Continue reading
A bumper edition of the Fantastic Headlines series today. We have five of the cheeky beggars, and what’s more, they all involve animal stories. Harold Evans, when he was editor of the Sunday Times, said that “News is people.” Here … Continue reading