By Christopher B. Daly
When preparing to publish, post, or broadcast news, everything matters. In this recent case, someone failed to notice something:
In that photo, Romney is depicted in Bowling Green, Ohio, as speaking to a crowd of “supporters.” But what about those two signs. Does it mean anything that they appear to be in the same hand-writing? (According to NPR, the signs were made by Romney staffers and handed out to the crowd.)
The New York Times ran the photo on Thursday, crediting Evan Vucci/Associated Press. The caption read:
Mitt Romney focused Wednesday on President Obama’s remarks about running a business.
True enough. But what about those signs?
Here’s another one (same event, same hand-writing):
In this case, I cannot find the credit line or caption. I found it at a conservative website that supplied no information about the photo. If you know who took it (or if you took it yourself), please let me know.