Things are looking upbeat on the front pages of the Hun this week.
What is it with The Guardian telling us what to do? And other media tidbits of the day.
Unpicking alarmist headlines about bowel cancer in young people
In recent days, the audiences of reputable media outlets have been warned of an "alarming" increase in bowel cancer in young people. It's time to unpick those headlines.
‘Stick It Up Your Junta’ could go way of the dodo
Yesterday the Federal Court found that, despite the skill involved, there is no copyright in headlines -- the first time anywhere in the world that a court has fully considered whether copyright is breached when newspaper articles are abstracted and aggregated. The implications are immense.
The death of the headline
Forget witty puns and waggish turns of phrase -- online news headlines are now written with only one thing in mind: search engine optimisation. David Carr mourns the death of the smart screamer.
Tiger Woods’ crash: Airtime, innuendo and bad headlines
Tiger Woods' car crash should be a goldmine for subeditors looking to make some cheap and easy golfing puns -- rough, crash, drive: the headlines virtually write themselves. But subbies of the world have come in well over par on this one, says Leigh Josey.