Some context, kind of
* Big news organization's meeting:
Editor: "Hey! Who are we going to get to do with the 'opposing view' column about the attacks? Not everything is in the middle, you kn..."
Editor 2: " I FOUND ONE! "
* Actually thoughtful: I don't agree with everything here, but the last two lines are it.
* Online News Organization: "There’s no backing down. There’s only moving forward, doing our jobs, making your voices heard." Your voices. Well put.
* We made a small gesture.
There are a million reason why editors shouldn't put jokes when doing news pages that they intend to take out later. Here's another one.
One shiny Google Glass photo: