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New York Post Under Scrutiny For Ridiculous Article Title

New York Post article says Johnny Manziel receiver admits to randomly killing jogger.

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It's become common practice for online publications to beef up article titles in an attempt to lure in readers. What you'll see below is a little beyond the realm of what's considered acceptable, however.

Monday, reports surfaced that former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson - who played for the Aggies for one year - had admitted to murdering a man in Dallas on a jogging trail. Tuesday morning, the New York Post went with a very questionable titlefor its version of the story.


— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee)

I mean, come on @nypost.

— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) October 13, 2015

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Johnny Manziel, obviously, has nothing to do with the story.

So far, the publication hasn't backed down and changed its title. But it hasn't been getting a very favorable response on social media.