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Newspapers Say the Darndest Things

Chronicle front page 8 november“Crunch!”? Really? 

A huge cargo ship bumps into the Bay Bridge and spills 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel–not just oil, but bunker fuel–and this is the Chronicle’s headline? Is it supposed to be a joke? 

When I looked at my copy this morning, I originally thought this was a feature recapping some little disaster that I hadn’t heard about. But, no. This is breaking news.


One thought on “Newspapers Say the Darndest Things

  1. Yeah — this was a beauty. “Hey, I’ve got an idea — lots of people still read the paper because they think it’s more substantial than the crap they get on TV news. So … let’s make the paper just like the TV news!”

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