It’s international: copy editing lacking.

The lack of copy-editing is international, at least in free countries. Illustrations of this are seen regularly in the “Blooper” page of “Journalisten,” the publication of the Swedish journalists’ union. In its issue, 8-9, 2017, I found this one, attributed to Dagens Nyheter, the nation’s largest morning daily: “Attacker mot muslimer som anklagas for äta nötkött och lågkastiga indier har skapat oro för ökad intolerans och hotad yttrandefrihet.”

My translation, and I’m not making this up: “Attacks against Muslims who are accused of eating beef and low caste Indians have raised worries about increased intolerance and threatened freedom of expression.”

File under: Hope this was fake news.

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