The Death of the Media, Cont.
It’s really maddening.
The Democrat, Ben McAdams, won a seat in Utah(!), but Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie) didn’t see that as newsworthy, just that Love lost. They didn’t frame it as proof of a Blue Wave, just that Love lost. They didn’t even include a picture of the winner.
We make a lot of inside jokes in MPS’ headlines, but this is a blog and not a professional journalistic endeavor. Even non-Journalism School MPS knows that the headline should have been: Dem McAdams Beats Love in Utah.
Headlines 101: Who is the actor, what is the action.
Or, as one lone guttersnipe spitballed last night on the Twatter,
“19 Horses Lose Kentucky Derby” — If #Politico covered *real* horse races.— Tengrain (@Tengrain) November 21, 2018