Details like headlines matter. Journalists should work hard to avoid being misread.

If you were this person’s attorney, you’d probably want this social media blurb phrased a little differently. The headline attached to the story is clearer. Yes, the social media blurb is shorter, but I’d rather cut the “Twp” and make room for the unambiguous “and.”

Derry man accused of assaulting female witness and attorney jailed on $100k bond.