HEAD SPIN—Who is misleading whom when discussing "sure" results?

05.16.2016

"Marcos leads VP race but Leni ‘sure’ of win," the headline reads. But who is misleading whom here? The headline suggests that the paper is itself "sure" that Marcos leads the VP race, even while the text and table of the article suggests otherwise.

By Georgina Blackett

"Marcos leads VP race but Leni ‘sure’ of win," The Manila Times headline reads. But who is misleading whom here?

The headline suggests that the paper is itself "sure" that Marcos leads the VP race, while the text details the contested nature of the count results and the table publishes the count results showing Leni's lead in the race. 

Headlines are powerful tools—read carefully and proceed cautiously!

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"Marcos leads VP race but Leni 'sure' of win," The Manila Times

http://www.manilatimes.net/marcos-leads-vp-race-but-leni-sure-of-win/262228/

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