The unreliability of news headlines

Tracing the "most-hated" meme was easy enough. A half-dozen Web stories all led to the same story: A piece by Victoria Woollaston published the day before in that bastion of quality journalism, the Daily Mail. The headline: "Apple's iPhone 5 is the most hated handset -- while the majority of people love the Samsung Galaxy S4, study finds" (source infra)

Who says Apple's iPhone 5 is the 'most-hated smartphone'? - Apple 2.0 -Fortune Tech: " . . . note that nowhere in the chart do the phrases "most-hated" or "most-loved" appear. That, I suspect, was the work of some genius at the Daily Mail's London office. And that, I'm pretty sure, is how the idea made its way to American television." (read more at link above)

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