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Blogging 101: Headline Juxtaposition

Posted on | September 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

Food-Stamp Use Climbs To Record,
Reviving Campaign Issue

Bloomberg News

Mrs. Obama’s 2nd-Term Agenda:
‘Impact Nature of Food in Grocery Stores’

CNS News

Africa’s Elephants Are Being
Slaughtered in Poaching Frenzy

New York Times

Is there any actual relationship between these headlines? I don’t claim that such a relationship exists, but your mileage may vary.



6 Responses to “Blogging 101: Headline Juxtaposition”

  1. jlwellfonder
    September 4th, 2012 @ 1:13 pm


  2. paul
    September 4th, 2012 @ 1:26 pm

    ut-oh, you mentioned something happening in Africa… you know that makes you racist right?

  3. Okay Mr. Smith, I’ll take the bait. | RobbinsBlog
    September 4th, 2012 @ 1:32 pm

    […] two of the links are back Rule 2 Master Stacy McCain.  Blog-sidekick Smitty posts a link extolling Headline Juxtaposition, and I simply must take him up on that regarding a story they posted right below that […]

  4. Wombat_socho
    September 4th, 2012 @ 5:37 pm

    RAAAAACIST has five A’s.

  5. William_Teach
    September 4th, 2012 @ 7:40 pm

    “Is there any actual relationship between these headlines?”

    I’m sure it all has something to do with climate change (hoax).

  6. William_Teach
    September 4th, 2012 @ 7:41 pm

    I believe that’s spelled “raaaaacist”.