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JackTorS July 8th, 2013 9:45pm

The Chicago Sun-Times is under fire for its headline "Fright 214" regarding the Asiana Airlines Flight plane crash in San Francisco Saturday. Some see it as offensive as a play on stereotype of an Asian accent. Is it:

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07/08/13 3:45 pm

Looks like we found the chink in that newspaper's armor.

mabbou Omaha
07/08/13 9:51 pm

That newspaper has always had slanted coverage.

Doopy Remedial Americanism
07/08/13 3:19 pm

Some people are giving this headline writer WAY too much credit.

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
07/08/13 3:15 pm

I don't think I could have done that on purpose if I tried.

elianastar FreeSpeech
07/08/13 3:12 pm

Fright, as in "scary, fearful, frightening." Anyone choosing to focus on PC "interpretation" it was an Asian-diss look for reasons to be offended. I have no time for that. The event, in/of self sufficiently horrific. Let's keep eye on ball, ppl.

susanr Colorado
07/08/13 3:08 pm

I highly doubt it was deliberate. At least I'd like to think so. I would think a good editor would have spotted it & revised it.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/08/13 3:08 pm

Fright sounds like flight. It's a play on words to emphasize that it was scary.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/08/13 2:57 pm

....they were clearly referring to the scary factor.

Anyone who claims its "insensitive" the only one going to that conclusion, and are themselves an asshôle.

07/08/13 2:48 pm

Oh my gosh that is quite an unfortunate coincidence...

But that's really all it is. A coincidence. I don't think they meant it meanly.