The WaPo Method for Gosnell Coverage Applied to Other News

Berlin Times: September 1, 1939: Area Man Invades Poland
Dallas Morning News: November 22, 1963: Massachusetts Man Dies in Local Shooting Incident
August 31, 1997: Paris Gazette: English Tourist Dies in Local Traffic Mishap
NY Times: September 11, 2001: Local Landmarks Affected by Low-Flying Aircraft
New Orleans Picayune: August 2005. Local flooding Inconveniences New Orleans Neighborhoods
March 13, 2013: Roman Parish Chooses New Priest

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  • Elaine S.

    Honolulu, December 7, 1941: Boats Catch Fire In Harbor
    Memphis, April 4, 1968: Man Fatally Shot At Motel
    Cape Canaveral, July 20, 1969: Local Rocket Launching Project Achieves Goal

  • Knower

    John Philip Sousa’s *Washington Post March*, composed about a hundred years ago now, remains, IMO, a really beautiful piece of music. The WaPo itself, on the other hand, no longer exists as a genuine piece of journalism.

  • Clare Krishan

    Chuckle – thanks for the light relief, much needed after tweeting #Gosnell gruesomeness all day (spent an hour in adoration-spiritual face-lift, I tended to become more hardened as time went by, hopefully not too offensive)

  • Liam

    Petrograd, October 25, 1917: Community organizers support new direction.

    • Joseph M

      We have a winner.

      • Claire

        Yeah, no one else needs to bother.

  • Ken D.

    Rome, March 15 44BC: Local Politicians Remove Man from Office.
    Boston, April 18, 1775: Local Silversmith Disturbs Peace During Late Night Ride.
    Charleston S.C., April 12, 1861: Ownership of Local Fort Changes Hands.
    Washington D.C., April 14, 1865: Former Illinois Resident Killed in Theatre Shooting.
    Hiroshima Japan, August 6, 1945: Explosion Causes Area Damage.

  • Ed the Roman

    Sarajevo, June 28, 1914: Man Sought In Shooting of Tourist Couple.
    Lepanto, October 7, 1571: Rash of Collisions at Sea.

  • Dale Price

    April 19, 1775: “Local Farmers Brawl Near Tavern with British Security Detail.”