Monday, February 23, 2009

Boston Globe executes quick headline change

Four hours ago, the The Boston Globe's headline on its story covering the Obama "Fiscal Responsibility Summit" was:

Obama urges spending curbs, hands out $15 billion

After the laughter reached the office windows of the Globe, some enterprising editor changed the headline to avoid the painful itch of embarrassment.

Obama pledges to slash deficit -- after increase


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