It's all in the interpretation
Posted at 2:25 PM on December 20, 2007 by Bill Wareham (0 Comments)
I'm guessing the universe of people who read more than one newspaper is relatively small nowadays, confined mostly to people in the news business. But if you picked up both a Star Tribune and Pioneer Press today several of the headlines would've betrayed a divergence of opinion on what to make of the same basic sets of facts:
Strib: "Loophole left open for Ramstad return"
Pipress: "Ramstad says he isn't rethinking retirement"
Strib: "Alcohol keeps firm grip on state's teens"
Pipress: "More students skip alcohol, meth"
Strib: "Funds dig St. Paul Public Works budget from a hole"
Pipress: "Public works budget in a hole"
To quote a friend who also noted the differences, "glad the news is so clear-cut these days."