P.I. Copy Editor Watch

In today’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer, University of Washington president Mark Emmert wrote a guest column advocating changes in I-200:

Removing the restrictions of I-200 would give us an additional tool: the ability, once more, to consider race and ethnicity in shaping our undergraduate, graduate and professional student bodies. [p-i]

Instead of the correct title (“Changing Initiative 200 is a worthy cause”), the print edition of the paper uses the headline “Everyone Benefits from I-200.” Get your collector editions while they’re hot and sell them on eBay next week!

Maybe they’re really hurting under the J.O.A. and can’t afford enough headline editors? Or perhaps the P-I should’ve stuck to being the afternoon paper. We’re sympathetic — early morning deadlines are tough on all of us.

1 Comment so far

  1. Rebecca (unregistered) on February 24th, 2005 @ 10:00 am

    Pssssttt…the PI was never an afternoon paper. It was the Times that changed from afternoon delivery to morning.

    Morning headlines are rough though!

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