Headline way 2 strange?

May 11, 2009

V, U or W-shaped rebound? Temp firms don’t CI to I

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Staffing industry executives do not see eye to eye on the question of when the U.S. jobs market will stabilize and start to recover, but they are beginning to position themselves for an eventual upturn.

What kind of headline is this? It’s not even an English sentence.

I’m losing more and more respect for Reuters, or should I say reuters (lowercase)?


I don’t know why we did that. We later changed it to “V, U or W-shaped rebound? Temp firms don’t see eye to eye” for some online products, and that version – which readers could actually comprehend – worked just fine: GBU Editor

A man looks at a list of employers at the 2009 CUNY Big Apple Job Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, March 20, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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