Fox News’ web site needs a copy editor to keep it from making a humdinger like this:
Wow. Slow down, guys, and get it right before you post!
Thanks to the awesome Patrick Garvin for the tip.
UPDATE: This just in! Fox News’ TV operation apparently made the same mistake with its onscreen TV crawl as well:
Thanks to Niko Batallones for the tip!
It’s been pointed out, now, that the TV graphic above may have been a Fox affiliate and not actually Fox News. Either way, though, this appears to be an epidemic. David Sheets of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch tweets tonight:
Did all of the Fox news stations do this? No. 5 I’ve seen so far.
And here is the one to which he links:
You know who else needs copy editors? Local TV news operations. Chicago’s WMAQ-TV in particular. And other local TV news operations. And Martha Stewart’s TV operation. And Baseball jersey manufacturers. And Kansas State University. And the New York Jets, the Minnesota Vikings, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Nationals (boy, do they need a copy editor). And Fox Sports. And college athletic department ticket offices. And the Virginia general assembly. And college alumni magazines. And pharmacies. And the makers of Sudafed. And Borders bookstore. And Tea Party candidates. And city and county Boards of Elections. And government agencies. And the U.S. Postal Service. And South African traffic cops. And Google Newsâ€™ â€˜bots. And billboard companies. And sign painters.Â And rubber stamp designers. And restaurants, breakfast joints, Chinese restaurants and cake decorators. And South Africa’s New Age newspaper. And Dublin’s Sunday Business Post. And the Washington Post, the New York Times, the New York Post, Newsday, the Chicago Sun-Times (Hey! A repeat offender!), the Rochester, N.Y., Democrat & Chronicle, the Missoula, Mont., Missoulian, the Amarillo (Texas) Globe News, the Waynesboro News Virginian, the Virginian-Pilot, the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Carbondale, Ill., Southern Illinoisian, CNN and Time magazine. And newspapers in the U.K. And drive-in movie theater managers. And Home Depot and manufacturers of â€œhoodies.â€ And T-shirt designers.Â And road paving contractors.