Headline news

What follows is possibly the most vivid actual headline that I have seen in a local news source.

Sewage Spill Washes Out Earth Day Plans

Is there a Pulitzer Prize for headlines? For context, here is an excerpt from the actual story:

The Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy has canceled an Earth Day program scheduled for Saturday after more than 600,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into wetlands near the event’s Kalamazoo-area location.  UpNorthLive

This headline worked, almost too well. I just had to read the article. It was particularly good to find out that it was NIMBY (not in my back yard).

Note that it appears to be due to an act of vandalism, which I hope will backfire and actually raise awareness about the need to care for the Earth.

Advertisements

About elkrapidslive

More than a lifelong connection to Elk Rapids
This entry was posted in Environment, News Business and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s