The fair and balanced outfit gets busted yet again:
has its innards exposed
Megan thinks scrutinizing them is a good good thing.
UPDATE: There is, it turns out, a much more innocent explanation for this, as a reader explains:
I am a former intern in Fox News' web department, and I can tell you with certainty that "Doomsday" and "Monster" are internal code names used to describe the dimensions of images that appear on the FoxNews.com home page.
A "Doomsday Top" describes a wide oversized image, like the one of Obama's War Council in this example. When FoxNews.com goes into "Doomsday Mode," a single story will appear above the fold with one large photograph, such as this one.
Likewise, "Monster" corresponds to another image size: Big, but not quite as big as Doomsday. You will notice that the two images with the Monster title are the same size.
The fact that nobody bothered to rename these images something less ominous certainly constitutes laziness or carelessness on somebody's part, but probably nothing more.
That sounds perfectly reasonable to me, and "busted" is therefore inaccurate. Apologies. But the phrase "Doomsday Top" will not easily slip my consciousness.
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