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Compare HuffPosts versus BBC's images. (Credit: japanprobe.com)

JapanProbe.com compared two screenshots of coverage a Japan disaster –the “aerial water dumping” in Japan because of a nuclear reactor.

It noted that screenshots suggested the Huffington Post sensationalized the story.

Whereas the BBC’s headline stated:

“Japan steps up cooling operation;”

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The Huffington Post’s headline for the same story had quite a bit more dramatic flair, reading:

“DESPERATION FROM ABOVE: Helicopters Try Dumping Seawater on Nuclear Reactor to Avoid Full Meltdown”

See the screenshots here on JapanProbe.com.

 

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