Local TV news operations need a copy editors to keep them from making mistakes like this one:
Here’s a closer look at that headline:
Not the worst spelling error in journalistic history. But one of the funniest, given the topic.
Thanks to Jill Van Wyke, professor of journalism at Drake University in Des Moines, for pointing it out to us via Twitter.
You know who else needs copy editors? Other local TV news operations. Baseball jersey manufacturers. And Kansas State University. And the New York Jets, the Minnesota Vikings and the St. Louis Cardinals. And college athletic department ticket offices. And the Virginia general assembly. And college alumni magazines. And pharmacies. And Borders bookstore. And Tea Party candidates. And city and county Boards of Elections. And Google Newsâ€™ â€˜bots. And billboard companies. And sign painters.Â And rubber stamp designers. And restaurants, breakfast joints and cake decorators. And the Washington Post, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Virginian-Pilot, the Green Bay Press-Gazette, CNN and Time magazine. And drive-in movie theater managers. And Home Depot and manufacturers of â€œhoodies.â€ And T-shirt designers.Â And road paving contractors.