Washington Post’s headline on Baghdadi’s death goes viral - for all the wrong reasons
Leslie Andres, Former Editor
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The Washington Post ran a death notice for Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with a headline that called him “an austere religious leader” - and as a result, has been attracting criticism and a good deal of lampooning. We discuss the art of writing a news headline in the digital age.
Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Sumitra Selvaraj
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