Just Because a Headline Writer Wasn’t Paying Attention Doesn’t Make a Storm a "Surprise"

A sample of headlines:

Yale Daily News:



Darien Times:

Fox News:

This is why I write postings like the one immediately below. Journalists are constantly misrepresenting weather forecasts as far less accurate than they are.

One thought on “Just Because a Headline Writer Wasn’t Paying Attention Doesn’t Make a Storm a "Surprise"

  1. During our newscast this morning (in the Midwest), there was a tease to an upcoming story about the snowstorm. It was described as "unexpected." You better believe I put the kibosh to that immediately.

    Commenting anonymously just so it's not terribly obvious who I am/work for. :)