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“Seattle police seek possible torture victims” and other messed up headlines

“Seattle police seek possible torture victims” and other messed up headlines
By Eric Black but really by the Columbia Journalism Review

The July/August issue of Columbia Journalism Review hit my mailbox today and, as usual, I’m passing along the good ones from their regular list of real but messed-up headlines from CJR’s inside the back cover feature called “The Lower case:”

“Utah: Incompetent sex offender freed”

from CBS New York: “Navy SEALS Responsible For Getting Osama bin Laden To Be Honored at 9/11 Museum”

“Sultan woman with dog’s head taken to hospital”

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From the Washington Post: “Strauss-Kahn will be freed on bail but placed under house”

From the BBC: “Video: Queen visits Irish National Stud

New York Times: “Neal Beidleman is ready to confront Everest again after a well-chronicled fatal climb in ’96”

“Seattle police seek possible torture victims”