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There, I Fixed It for You…

Corporate media headlines revised as though they were journalism.


Wall Street Journal (5/27/20)

Denver Times-Call (5/28/20)

Reuters (5/29/20)

Washington Post (5/29/20)

Washington Post (5/29/20)

NPR (6/2/20)

New York Times (6/4/20)

NPR (6/4/20)

New York Post (5/31/20). Don’t see anything wrong with this one, actually.

Washington Post (6/1/20)

Graphics: Deborah Thomas


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Dorothee Benz

Dorothee Benz

Dorothee Benz is a writer, organizer, and strategist who has spent decades on the frontlines of social justice struggles in the United States. She is the Communications Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Follow her on Twitter @DrBenz3.

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