Tuesday, February 20, 2007

SAAS Bulletin #blah. Virginia, my loyal ally in the subeditorial antics appreciation business, has pointed out to me a delightful work from The Age. You could argue that the Hez is more of a sub's paper, but while the tabloid was preoccupied with prison sex videos yesterday, Melbourne's broadsheet did a rather English job with a front-page splash about Melbourne Victory's 6-0 triumph, "JOY OF SIX".

Fairfax also seems to favour the ambiguously phrased headline. Here's a particularly good one:

In case you can't be bothered enlarging the photo, the headline in question is: "Police disarm man with chainsaw".

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