Check out this beaut in today’s Leader-Post:
Don’t see it? Have a closer look:
The problem here isn’t the typo. No matter how hard writers, editors and copy editors try, there will always be typos. You can’t catch them all. They’re the cockroaches of journalism. Nor is the problem that newspaper chains run some of the same material in different cities (although that’s not ideal). No, the problem is that newspaper production has been over-consolidated–this page, for example, was laid out in Hamilton.
The funny thing is, Planet S has a similar mistake in their current edition. Planet S is at least designed in Saskatoon, though. Their problem is crack-smoking.*
*This cheap shot from an editor who can’t spell “versus”…