Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Misleading Headline

Nah...the media isn't's just our imagination.

Here is a headline of an AP article yesterday, "Rockets Hit Lebanon Despite Cease Fire." So, if you were just scanning headlines, what would be your take on that one? First thought would be, Israel is not complying with the cease fire and still firing rockets into Lebanon right?

Well, you would be wrong. If you were to take the time to actually read the article, you would read this, "Hezbollah guerrillas fired at least 10 Katyusha rockets that landed in southern Lebanon early Tuesday."

Everyone in journalism knows that the headline is the whole key to your story. This is blatant misleading and one can only assume it was done with a malicious intent!

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