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Jenny McCarthy
In American newspapers, headline writing has a tendency toward the prosaic, Briton finds

It's a fair cop. Tom Chivers, the estimable blogger for Britain's Telegraph, loves American newspapers, which he finds "considered, thoughtful and impartial" (at least by British standards). But our headline writing strikes him as solid mahogany. From The New York Times he quotes "Letter Raises Questions About When BBC Ex-Chief Learned of Abuse Cases." "Wow, punchy. I stopped reading by the third word," he says, and he's right. The reader will likely have nodded off long before getting to the excitement of "Abuse Cases." Huh?Wozzat? Is it morning already? It is not just The Times that overdoes the sobriety. Mr. Chivers finds this...

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