Finding examples of poor journalism is like shooting fish in a barrel today, what with the stock market meltdown and all.
Here’s a headline from the front page of CNN.
It rather looks like advice, doesn’t it?
Five paragraphs into the story, we get the real context of the quote:
“Investors are having one reaction to the downgrade: sell first and ask questions later,” said Paul Zemsky, head of asset allocation with ING Investment Management.