A sad tribute to World Press Freedom Day

It’s World Press Freedom Day, but the world press doesn’t get much respect from the Yahoo! Events team. In a tribute to the world’s journalists, Yahoo! manages to make at least one factual error:

WPFD  wasn’t “created” in 1997; it was proclaimed by the UN in 1993. After a mistake like that, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the writer would undercapitalize UNESCO, use which when that is called for, and omit a word or two.

It’s not much of a tribute to Amira Hass when you misspell her name:

I wonder how this typo got by the spell-checker:

I don’t know who’s responsible for this ad on the site, but I think they could use a proofreader:

I don’t recommend they employ a Yahoo! proofreader.


2 Responses to “A sad tribute to World Press Freedom Day”

  1. Smeg Says:

    I love visiting your site… Keep up the good work and thanks for the support!

  2. Laura Says:

    Smeg, Thanks for dropping by. Lovin’ “Kelly Sux” — you’re doing a great job!

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