We love sharing headline flubs with our readers. This year, we saw many unfortunate editorial screw ups. Below are some of the best we published in 2017.
The Golden Globes need a feminist host this year, and Seth Meyers is the right man for the job https://t.co/DR71adAlMj pic.twitter.com/wYcVJMAKQj
— Forbes Showbiz (@ForbesShowbiz) November 27, 2017
Today we salute this Cambridge Newspaper…for printing their paper – without a headline…. [insert headline here] oops!! pic.twitter.com/Y5qCl04rdJ
— Jon Holling (@jonhollingfm) December 7, 2017
Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/Kno7QJtAVl
— Crap Local News (@CrapLocalNews) November 17, 2017
"Should I use a hyphen?"
"Nah. You're good."
"Cool. Cool." pic.twitter.com/RA7vpIvQP8
— John P. Lopez (@LopezOnSports) October 29, 2017
"I'm not sure if the picture matches the headline."
Ha! WGN's #bobkessler is hilarious! …and right. pic.twitter.com/q5Q6luhbJ0
— Dometi Pongo (@Dometi_) September 11, 2017
Poor headline placement on CNN via /r/funny https://t.co/jUg3k2fT4P #funny #lol #haha #humor #lmao #lmfao #hilarious #laugh #laughing #fun… pic.twitter.com/v8KXWxpM1G
— Para el WhatsApp (@paraelwhatsapp) September 3, 2017
Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/hxi9XYQVML
— Crap Local News (@CrapLocalNews) November 10, 2017
Pay your copy editors. pic.twitter.com/QiwFSszE0f
— Benjamin Freed (@brfreed) November 11, 2017
Please visit pic.twitter.com/In2akpvbNP
— Fab (@fabfree_) April 19, 2017
So that's how it works. #BadHeadline pic.twitter.com/3UdFpokrNB
— Doug Trouten (@TheDougTrouten) August 22, 2015
Bad Headlines, Cont. https://t.co/kmiKPUKswE pic.twitter.com/jatlHXbYic
— Tengrain (@Tengrain) December 29, 2016
Favorite headline of week. He pitches righty, lefty — and evidently, also underwater. Faces Aquaman in next outing. pic.twitter.com/efxaQxFp8Z
— Neill Woelk (@NeillWoelk) June 8, 2015
OK, I've got good news and bad news, this somewhat unfortunate headline seems to say: pic.twitter.com/HyPaPTNsX2
— Steve Lundeberg (@AnyGivenLundy) March 30, 2017
Want to see more regrettable headlines? Check out the Lower Case archives.