Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Man bites dog

That, of course, is the classic Journalism 101 example of what makes news news: "Dog bites man" is no good; happens all the time. But "Man bites dog," that's unexpected; now you're onto something.

So you had to love this headline at the P-I this morning: Hunting dog shoots man. It's the ultimate man-bites-dog story. No wonder it was No. 1 on the most-read list.

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