Pat Kiernan Underscores Times Standards Hypocrisy

0611patf Pat Kiernan Underscores Times Standards HypocrisyPat Kiernan found inconsistency In the Papers this morning looking at the The New York Times front page. 

The Times’ standards editor put a stop order on the word “tweet” yesterday because it is not standard English, but this morning the word “Gooooooal” (six zeros, not standard) appears on the front page in a deck under a photo from the World Cup opening ceremony.

“For a paper yesterday that said it’s not going to use the word ‘tweet’ as a verb anymore, it’s a fairly colloquial headline,” Mr. Kiernan said.

Pat, take it easy!

Video here.