Headlines, drama and celebrity

Headlines need to create some sort of drama to get you to read the story, but it should go without saying that they need to be correct.

The Daily Telegraph has turned a story about how Kristy Hinze’s parents initially didn’t approve of her older boyfriend (he’s 36 years older) into ‘Kristy’s parents hated me, says billionaire Jim Clark’. It’s a story about a story in Who, but nowhere does it say that he said they hated him – a juicy quote that would certainly have been included, if he’d actually said it.

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