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Misleading Guardian Headline Portrays Iran as the Aggressor
The Guardian - 4 July 2012
The Guardian has run an article about Iran's statement that they will respond, in the Guardian's words, 'within minutes of an attack on the Islamic Republic'. The text of the article clarifies that the statement was about retaliation, however the headline given to the report is "Iran 'ready to fire missiles at US bases'", which falsely portrays Iran as the aggressor in the situation.
Excerpt: Headline: Iran 'ready to fire missiles at US bases'
Headline: Iran 'ready to fire missiles at US bases'