Teachable Moments in Headline Writing


Today's lesson: On the Monday morning when charities have just beaten storms for Person of the Year honors and Time's cover, this is not a good headline for a story about traditional holiday-season charities facing shortfalls because people have given so much money this year to storm-recovery charities instead.

Also, it really sucks to follow the link, and sit through the ad, and then not get video of a category 5 pummeling Bill Gates's scrawny ass.

Charities Lose Out to Storms [CNN.com]