newspaper headline

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Noun1.newspaper headline - the heading or caption of a newspaper articlenewspaper headline - the heading or caption of a newspaper article
newspaper, paper - a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
header, heading, head - a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
drop line, dropline, stagger head, staggered head, stephead, stepped line - a headline with the top line flush left and succeeding lines indented to the right
screamer - a sensational newspaper headline
banner, streamer - a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
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THE Echo newspaper headline is about yet another development in our part of the the world taking away yet more farmland.
Nobody told me in school that a satisfying and stimulating job would be as a newspaper headline writer, as critical in engaging the reader as the cartoon and the photograph - amazing picture of the F15 Strike Eagle jet's co-pilot glancing into the eye of the camera, also yesterday, and I bet he (or she?) will want a copy for the wall at home - otherwise it might have lit a fuse.
The only reason I ask you is that, through a newspaper headline story on Thursday, we learned that Mr Musalia Mudavadi, one of Kenya's perennial presidential candidates, had "faulted" Mr Kalonzo Musyoka and Mr Raila Odinga because of their support for what the Nation on Thursday called "the Uhuru agenda".
The Scold's Bridle could be imposed by magistrates, mayors and other upholders of the peace, as one newspaper headline - "For Ugly Tongues Wagging" - explained.
RINK beer for immortality, the newspaper headline said.
One newspaper headline earlier this week read: "Chaos in Ireland - before meeting with Sweden."
(One of the most famous data-related blunders in American history was a newspaper headline "Dewey Defeats Truman" in an election that Truman unquestionably won.) Highly recommended, for both personal reading lists and public and college library collections.
The former Daybreak star says he was stunned last week when he read the newspaper headline "Male, 45, divorced and in London?
Which domestic pet was entertainer Freddie Starr alleged to have eaten, according to a famous tabloid newspaper headline? 6.
Now that Microsoft Outlook users no longer need to open an e-mail to read it (thanks to the introduction of the auto-preview pane), the subject header and the first couple of lines have to do the same job as a newspaper headline. Unless you can attract the attention of the reader in the first five seconds, as a newspaper tries to, there's a significant danger that your e-mail will go unread or, worse, fall victim to a speed-read and then be sent into electronic oblivion.
The newspaper headline and the date shown on the bedside calendar imply this.
Close viewers of the movie Minority Report saw it mentioned in a newspaper headline. It's also been a topic in Spiderman, Star Trek, The X-Files and science fiction books such as Michael Creighton's Prey.