A 21 year old rapper was shot in the head and killed as he was standing outside an LA shopping mall.
In general, being shot in the head with a bullet and not getting up again is fairly compelling evidence of being a) shot; and b) dead.
Not according to our local broadsheet.
Clearly uncertain about the confluence of heads, bullets and death, The Age offered up this headline:
Rapper 'shot dead' at Los Angeles shopping mall
Meanwhile, this hyperlink heading from the Herald Sun was indisputably accurate (an unusual feat for our beloved tabloid):
Australian swine flu cases triple
True, they have. Be alarmed! We’ve jumped all the way from one confirmed case to three.
And in oddly subdued, that is, non-headline grabbing news, Sol Trujillo quietly slipped out of the country last Thursday, more than a month ahead of his official notice period.
Not working out his resignation added a cool three million dollars to his termination package.
Yep, Sol's final insult to Telstra and to Australia was be be given three million to not work at Telstra for six weeks.
Half a million a week.
To not turn up at the office.
Hell. I could have done that job. For half the price.