“It was an historic day for Bristol. The city’s first same-sex marriage. We thought it was front-page news. And we illustrated the event with the picture that defines any marriage – the happy couple’s first kiss.
“I’m a Bristolian, brought up in South Bristol. Real Bristol. One of the things I love about my home town is how characterful, tolerant and non-conformist its people are. So I thought Bristol was ready for that picture.
“But, boy, was I wrong. We lost thousands of sales of the paper. Which surprised me. Because, on the day, we received just nine phone calls of complaint.”
AP photographer killed, reporter wounded in Afghanistan
AP: Veteran Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
Photo: Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Rome. (AP File Photo)
Thank you NBC for giving me a perfect example for when I need to show someone an accurate but misleading headline.
Chris Hayes talks to his panel about the link between refusing to vaccinate and an outbreak of measles.
Great piece on the impact of misinsformation.
Want to see hundreds of nerds freak out? Check out the debate over @APStylebook decision to make “over” an alternative to “more than”