Today HOWL presents its esteem awards for the most interesting media headlines and bylines from these ‘Covid times’.

Justice of a Poetic Kind’ Award:

Shopper who used team to stockpile $10k of toilet paper, sanitiser refused refund

RNZ, 16thApril 2020

Puns: ‘Oh dear’ Award

Selfish surfer’s behavior far from swell

Stuff, 16thApril 2020

The ‘Not Keep Calm and Carry On’ Award

‘Shambles, chaos, ridiculous’: what the UK papers say about Covid-19 testing

Guardian, 2ndApril

‘Interesting Question’ Award

Coronavirus: Where will be the last place to catch Covid-19?

BBC.COM > News

‘You Should Never Bake Your Covid Heroes’ Award

New Zealand TV presenter ‘deeply sorry’ for her disturbing Jacinda Ardern cake

Guardian, 16thApril

The ‘Say What!’ Award

Coronavirus: German zoo may feed animals to each other

Stuff 16th April

‘The Purr-fect Headline’ Award

You can’t leave that lion there: big cats nap on road in South Africa amid lockdown

Guardian, 17th April

The ‘Headline that I Dream Of’ Award

‘It’s Over!’