Imagine if use of the English language were government-controlled. Imagine if reporters for so-called news sites like Yahoo! News‘ “The Cutline” were required to know the difference between a building (like a capitol) and a city (like, oh, say, maybe a capital). Then we wouldn’t see crap like this:
Imagine if a reporter whose beat is the media were actually required to know something about the media. He’d only have to be remotely familiar with Gannett to know this is a misspelling:
Imagine if Internet giants like Yahoo!, which publishes original “news” articles, actually cared enough about its readers to employ competent writers and editors. Imagine.