The Lower case

The best of lower case 2018

December 24, 2018

Many CJR readers are fans of our weekly showcase of unfortunate, cringe-worthy, or ironic headlines. The year 2018 presented plenty of editorial bloopers, so we decided to compile them for an end-of-year compilation.

Enjoy this year’s best of lower case:


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sarahmichelle via Reddit

NYT, August 1, 2016

jamesinevanston via reddit




via Reddit

When the weather computer fails…

via Reddit


via Reddit





Boy Scouts accept gay boys through the back door


Via Reddit.



via Paul Knox.

via Alice Sunshine.

via John J. Bulger

via DwightCD


hornflips via Reddit



The New York Times, 9/4/75



New Haven Register, via Reddit

The Tampa Tribune 8/7/79

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 11/30/2018, via Stephen C. Lattanzi


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