Good, Bad, and Ugly

Bad linking…

June 9, 2011

Unbelievable that you would link to MEXICO rather than NEW MEXICO in your first paragraph about a wildfire impacting our state.

Sanctum Santorum?

June 8, 2011

Santorum launches Republican bid for White House

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) – Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum launched a long-shot Republican bid for president on Monday, pledging an unflinching commitment to conservative policies, including a Medicare reform plan that has proved unpopular with voters.

The wrong ethnic group

June 6, 2011

Two dozen charged in Midwest Hmong gambling and drug ring

MILWAUKEE, June 2 (Reuters) – Twenty-four people were charged Thursday with federal drug trafficking and gambling offenses in a ring that stretched from the Pacific Northwest to Minnesota, Milwaukee and northern Illinois.

He’s not a Republican…

June 3, 2011

Republican Weiner uncertain whether lewd photo was of  him

Anthony Weiner is a DEMOCRAT … YOUR HEADLINE implies he is Republican.

Duh!

Great reporting, folks!

R.M.

That was a very unfortunate one. The original headline said Rep. Weiner, meaning Representative, but on an online product it was changed to Republican.

…retrain all journalists?

June 2, 2011

North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows: defector

Lockheed’s cyber cops sift through hacker evidence

Hackers hit Sony sites raising more security issues

Sony defends response time to hacker breach

Could you please help retrain all journalists around the globe in the correct terminology for computer criminals?

It’s going to cost him more than that

June 1, 2011

IRS agent gets three years prison for filing false returns

An Internal Revenue Service agent was sentenced late on Wednesday to three years in prison for filing false tax returns for himself and unwitting relatives whose tax refunds he then stole, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

You can’t be fuller than full

May 31, 2011

Air France crash sparks pilot mystery

The BEA did not provide extracts of the transcript for the last minute before the jet hit the water with its nose up.

The wrong word…

May 26, 2011

Sheriff officers search house-to-house as they look for survivors or those who may of been killed after a devastating tornado hit Joplin, Missouri¬† May 23, 2011. At least 89 people have died in a monster tornado that left a path of destruction nearly a mile wide through the heart of of the city and directly hit the small Midwestern city’s main hospital. REUTERS

The name is Bund…

May 23, 2011

Treasuries seen underperforming Bunds if oil falls more

“We expect the yield of short maturities to rise in line with the anticipated rate hikes, meaning that the 2-year Bund yield will increase to about 2.50 percent by the end of the year,” UniCredit rate strategists said in a note.

Disgusting and shocking?

May 20, 2011

“Sperminator” Schwarzenegger scorned over love child

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – To fans, he was movie star tough guy the Terminator. Then he turned to politics and was affectionately dubbed the Governator. But after acknowledging that he fathered a child out of wedlock, Arnold Schwarzenegger was swiftly given a new name — the Sperminator.