Same Story, Different Pitches From Philly Papers

On the inside of the Inquirer’s local news section, a one-column story appears under the headline, “Answers sought in doctor’s death.” It’s about a psychiatrist found dead in a hotel room, naked with a belt around his neck. The story notes there were no signs of struggle and no injuries to the body, and that police weren’t calling it a homicide.


The Daily News played the story on the front page with the headline, “DOOM SERVICE.” Above the story on page three, the headline was “BIZARRE PSYCHIA-TRYST,” with the subhead, “Cops trying to figure out how local doc wound up strangled in hotel.”

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