Dr Mumbo

A whale of a headline to write

The story of the surfers versus the Bondi whale is a golden news gift.

And the headline, as the Australian and the SMH demonstrate, writes itself. Here’s the SMH:

smh whale taleAnd here’s The Australian’s take:

oz whale tale

While Dr Mumbo gives extra credit to The Oz for the additional pun (the unconscious surfer was a doctor), the real question is this: How come this could happen at a beach with hundreds of people present, and not one person could capture a decent picture of the moment they were thrown in the air? Call yourself citizen journalists?

(Hat-tip: Luke Cooper)



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