Robert W. FelixFamily Security Matters
The cold snap in Europe, which began in late January, has killed hundreds and brought deep snow where it hasnâ€™t been seen in decades,â€ says this article in the Seattle Times.
This should be front page news. Instead, the article doesnâ€™t appear until page eight. And the title, â€œAt least 3 killed in avalanche in Kosovo,â€ belies the seriousness of the situation. (The print version carries a different headline: â€œCold snap, snow lock down Europe.â€)
How about a headline that tells it like it is?
140,000 trapped by snow â€“ Death toll rises past 550.
That headline would give readers a glimpse of whatâ€™s really happening in Europe, where snow drifts reaching above the rooftops have kept tens of thousands of villagers prisoners in their own homes.
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