Thursday, February 23, 2006

AP Headlines Miss the Mark

The Associated Press continues to choose words poorly for its online headlines.

Moscow market roof crash kills 47

This accident in Moscow wasn't a "crash"; it was a collapse.

Here's the top of the story:
By STEVE GUTTERMAN, Associated Press Writer
MOSCOW - The concave, snow-covered roof of a large Moscow market collapsed early Thursday, killing at least 47 people and forcing rescuers to clear away concrete slabs and metal beams to reach possible survivors trapped in the wreckage, officials said.

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