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Elderly Woman Dies at Home, Alone

What’s wrong with this headline?

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In response to a recent piece I wrote about clickbait headlines, Mia Miller commented:

We recently had catastrophic floods in Australia and one of the news headlines was “Elderly woman dies in her house from flood, alone.” Why did they have to say ‘alone’? It's so manipulative!

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