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Eeep. [Mar. 23rd, 2009|08:50 pm]
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On it's July 30 "Family Fun" page the Kansas City Star ran a blurb on National Clown Week. Accompaning the text, naturally enough, was a photo of a clown. But the editor selecting the file photo neglected to look at the flipside which would have revealed that the clown in question was John Wayne Gacy, a Chicago serial killer ( and one time clown) executed for killing 33 boys and young men. The Star apologized the next day in an editor's note.

Bad editor. Ouch.

And Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant.


[User Picture]From: insane_hope
2009-03-24 02:31 am (UTC)
I imagine that such an editor would be among those on folks on the group W bench. That sort of mistake is like freshman journalism bad.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2009-03-24 05:08 am (UTC)
If not worse. lol. ;) I bet most journalism freshman wouldn't make that mistake.
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