Update: Moments after I posted this article, DM, scrambling to hide their
incompetence, probably after receiving a flood of derisive comments, took down
the Marzouki headline and article. But here's the goods on
I try to save these media fails up for a few weeks and throw a bunch of them
out at once, but some of them are just too egregious to wait. I admit that
I go to the UK Daily Mail more than daily because they get to stories faster
than most. But it is not the getting to stories first that makes a
competent news service, it is the editing. And the DM has a caged gang of
orangutans for editors. And that is being complimentary.
Above is the Feb10.13 home page headline for a story on Tunisia's embattled
Marzouki. The photo is, of course, Egypt's embattled President, Mohamed
Here is what Marzouki looks like.
Here is the
actual revised Feb10.13
DM story on Marzouki .
Here is what the original looked like:
Don't let 'em kid you. It's Mohamed Morsi. These DM editors are
so grossly incompetent, they wouldn't know who they were looking at if they were
looking in a mirror.