Sun-Times editor apologizes to anyone offended by ‘Fright 214′ headline

images-1Asian American Journalists Association: “Some who saw the tabloid’s cover took offense, contending that the headline – ‘Fright 214′ — perpetuated the oft-used stereotype of an Asian accent.”

Sun-Times editor Jim Kirk: “There was nothing intentional on our part to play off any stereotypes. … If anybody was offended by that, we are sorry. We were trying to convey the obviously frightening situation of that landing.”

* Sun-Times editor Jim Kirk comments on “Fright 214″ headline (aaja.org)
* Read what my Facebook friends and subscribers say about the hed (facebook.com)


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