Monday, April 12, 2010

You're grinded

Well, all right, Mr. Cynical Pants Editor, how would you turn a lede like this into a present-tense hed?

Climate talks nearly ground to a halt before they began in earnest Sunday, with delegates squabbling over how to conduct negotiations for the rest of the year on a new agreement to control global warming.

4 Comments:

Blogger John Cowan said...

BICKERING NEARLY STALLS
U.N. CLIMATE CONFERENCE

7:56 PM, April 12, 2010  
Blogger fev said...

But surely that lacks the Murdochian je ne sais quois, dunnit?

7:59 PM, April 12, 2010  
Blogger John Cowan said...

In the sense of being entirely truthful and (ahem) well posed, yes. But you asked how non-Foxians would do it, surely?

12:26 PM, April 13, 2010  
Blogger Herrien said...

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6:09 AM, April 15, 2010  

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