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Gallows humour rules in newsrooms

The sub-editors of Ireland resourcefully managed to extract some laughs from last week’s negative news.

27th November, 2010

The sub-editors of Ireland resourcefully managed to extract some laughs from last week’s negative news.

Tabloid newspapers in particular made plenty of hay with the material on offer.

‘Useless Gobshites’ was the uncompromising headline run by the Irish Daily Star last Tuesday, accompanying a photograph of senior Fianna Fáil figures.

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