The Union flubs another Page One feature on its “beloved” cartoonist

Around the last time The Union featured its “beloved” cartoonist R.L. Crabb on Page One, the editors botched the headline: “It takes a Grand Marshall (sic)”

And now its happened again this weekend: ‘Nevada County cartoonist featured in “Who Kllled (sic) Hunter S. Thompson?'”


How’s this poor fellow supposed to post The Union’s articles about him on his refrigerator with such glaring errors? LOL

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

2 thoughts on “The Union flubs another Page One feature on its “beloved” cartoonist”

  1. Well I guess they read this blog. It’s fixed, at least online. (We don’t subscribe to The Union print edition, but get the Bee and NY Times in print via The Union. Thanks for that.)

  2. George Boardman has now become a p.r. flack for R.L. Crabb. “I was mentioned in a book, I was mentioned in a book”! I always thought that was the career that suited George best.
    ‘Nobody’s who want to be somebody’s.” Small towns are a hoot!

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