DEATH OF JOURNALISM: EXAMPLE # 4,326

YOU SAY GADHAFI I SAY KADAFI

Sure he’s bombed his own citizens, helped blow up airliners full of passengers and killed thousands but what about the problems crazed Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi is causing newspaper editors around the world?

Today’s Christian Science Monitor writes about the fact that there are no less than 112 accepted versions on how to spell Gadhafi’s name. After going through the rationale for at least half a dozen versions, writer Evan Vucci proclaims, “This is the point where most editors give up and run a story on Justin Bieber instead.”

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One Response to “DEATH OF JOURNALISM: EXAMPLE # 4,326”

  1. Kitty Fleischman Says:

    Let me know if anyone even cares how his name is spelled a few weeks from now.

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