Giving an incorrect title to the majority leader of the U.S. Senate, ABC News stated, inaccurately (in its story’s first sentence, no less), “After Senate Republicans last night blocked the $7 billion aid package for relief funding of the natural disasters that have swept the country this summer, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced today that he’d try again this afternoon.”
The item is a written piece dated September 13, 2011 on the blog known as The Note and titled “Senate to Give FEMA Funding Another Try.”
The television network company also reported, in error, that employers use credit scores. That urban legend has serious consequences.
Testing the efficacy of a social media message
WARNING: You won’t find this in The Fountainhead or the copy of the U.S. Constitution that you carry around in your pocket.
Another one of Rupert Murdoch’s silly websites is factually inaccurate again.
Greta Van Susteren (in her headline, no less) blares, “Look who is going to Capitol Hill — on an invitation from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell!!”
Van Susteren has not replied.
As a voting citizen, you were involved in compiling a “Complete List of Majority and Minority Leaders (in fact that is exactly what it is called, and it is on your website). You see? He’s on the right (the losing side).
That is all elementary, but here is the big question: Who wrote the headline, “Caught between a job and your credit score“?
|Hey kids! One positive outcome of this ridiculousness, is identifying, perhaps, what very-well could be the perfect responsive web design page! Watch what happens when you squish your browser window (which is, apparently, the ultimate test of this fabulous, fundamental new standard)! Try it!