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Memo to Salon: it really should not be this hard*

The New York Times isn’t the only news outlet that can’t write an accurate headline these days.

Morningly blog posts dedicated to recapping last night’s late night rank among my least favorite practices in passionate pursuit of page views. Ostensibly reputable websites should report on things that actually happen in the real world, not simply parrot what a few comedians had to say about it the night before.

Listen, I understand the motivation: pageviews. But is it really too much to ask that the pointless headlines generated in this way at least try and be accurate?

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Justice Kagan is a liar, and pathetic, and alone in life, and mean

JTA published a story yesterday that described how “U.S. Supreme Court justices Stephen Breyer and Elana (sic) Kagan talked about their Jewish identities at the opening plenary of the 2014 General Assembly conference of the Jewish Federations of North America”. Here’s an excerpt (emphasis added):

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