Tag: reporting

And Now, Irresponsible Headlines
By: Date: December 24, 2012 Categories: Air Travel,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: ,

So yesterday I posted about sloppy reporting about an American Airlines flight with engine trouble. Today’s gripe? The irresponsible headline “Could Your Plane Be Shot Out Of The Sky By Lighning Strike?”. Why irresponsible? Think about it. Thanksgiving and the Winter holiday season are some of the busiest travel times for families. And with fewer…

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Bad Writing or Bad Research? Or Both?
By: Date: December 23, 2012 Categories: Airlines,F'd Up Issue of the Week Tags: , ,

Okay, so I may be an amateur blogger/hack, but at least I try to get my basic facts right!  That’s what frustrates me with some stories out there.  People just don’t freaking try!  And, I have a sneaking suspicion, that they’re outsourcing a bunch of these stories to people whose first language is not English. Case…

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