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    If you've recently looked at online news channels or newspapers, probably you've already seen this tendency of irrelevant headlines, where articl… Read More
    If you've recently looked at online news channels or newspapers, probably you've already seen this tendency of irrelevant headlines, where article is about one thing and headline is something more shocky, attention bringing and completely about something else, than article itself. I decided to find headlines dedicated to astronomy events, since astronomy for me is a clear, where used rigorous methods for testing hypotheses subject. That's why I thought that reporting about such fundamental things as finding the water on Mars or Alien Invasion had to be covered up with prices accuracy. However I found out that it's not true, newspapers still fight for the amount of clicks on the article - headlines. Here are my responses on those 'glitches' in the way how information was given. Articles can be found on: 1) Scientists Find Signs Water Is Flowing on Mars http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/05/science/space/05mars.html 2) Let's Talk About Aliens http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2011/aug/22/talk-aliens-intelligence-contact 3)Offering Funds, U.S. Agency Dreams of Sending Humans to Stars http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/18/science/space/18starship.html?pagewanted=alF Read Less
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What online newspapers are fighting for relevancy or amount of clicks?
If you've recently looked at the online news channels or newspapers, probably you've already seen the tendency of irrelevant headlines "click baits". It's when an article is about one thing and headline represents something more attention bringing and completely something else than article itself.

To showcase this I decided to find headlines dedicated to astronomical events.  Astronomy is a science and science is where heavily calculated algorithms based on pure logic are used for testing and proving hypotheses. That's why when I stumbled upon an article about finding the water on Mars or even an Alien Invasion (covered by respected source), I expected them to be covered up with precise accuracy, which to my personal disappointment wasn't the case.