One newspaper published a stunningly awful headline for "12 Years A Slave" on Monday.
The Daily Breeze, a newspaper in Southern California, ran the following front page the morning after the movie won the Oscar for Best Picture:
The Daily Breeze has not issued a statement about the headline, though its parent company spoke out. Michael Anastasi, the executive editor of Digital First Media's Los Angeles News Group — which owns the paper — told Poynter that he "winced" when he saw the headline. (Visit Poynter for the rest of his comments.)
Anastasi added in an interview with Yahoo News that there was a meeting with "all editors involved" to discuss exactly how the front page materialized.