When Editors are Asleep

The State News, the independent newspaper for Michigan State University in East Lansing, reported this month about multiple break-ins in women's restrooms around campus. The headline?

String of Tampon Machine Thefts Hit MSU

That was far from the only terrible pun in the story.

Among other tidbits in the article, written by Brittany Shammas:

It could be worse, however. Shammas is pretty good, considering some reporters out there don't even have the ability to properly use commas -- or sometimes even a period.

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Posted June 29, 2009

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