When dummy copy makes a dummy of you

The Suffolk Journal recently had a big, big problem with late-night copy that lead to very coarse language being published as a sub-head. Learn from their mistake. As in, don’t make it yourself.

Seven lessons to learn from it, including “Don’t insert jokes or vulgar statements into layouts-in-progress” are up at College Media Matters. As is the original dummy copy, coarse-language faux pas.

Did I mention the bad language? There’s a bad word.


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