“Turns out Alex had been snooping in her Web cache, found the URL for the blog, and voilà, her secret was out.”
—Busted By a Blog: Online Journal Reveals Relationship Infidelity (ABC News)
Here’s a good example of how a journalist can subtly editorialize.
Alex and Johanna have mended ways and learned a lesson: “We clear the Internet cache after we talk online.”
It would be too obvious if the reporter had written, “These people are so shallow that the lesson they learned was not one of remorse and forgiveness, but a way to ensure that their future lies to each other are not so easily exposed. These people deserve each other.”
As Sartre wrote in No Exit, “Hell is other people.”