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masthead

Nautical
a. the head of a mast
b. (as modifier): masthead sail

masthead

The identifier at the top of a Web page, which is typically a graphic image with navigation links. The term originally referred to a plate on the mast of a sailing ship that named the owner of the vessel. The expression migrated to the editorial page of magazines and newspapers as a list or directory that identifies the publisher and editors. See navigation bar.
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Today, Michael O'Malley, a senior lecturer in graphic design at Teesside University, examines how The Gazette masthead has changed over its 146-year history, reflecting fashions and cultural trends of the time.
Now the collection runs to several hundred mastheads.
This was after we promised that the first 50 schools to send in 500 mastheads would each receive free copies of the full set of Disney's Wonderful World of Knowledge to keep in their libraries.
Further, Fred's brilliant, ninety-page Masthead in 1996 was not dedicated to looking back on the works published in previous Mastheads.
There's also dedicated treatment of newsletter titles, nameplates, mastheads, and tables of contents.
Apart from their venerable mastheads, soon to disappear, the View and the Reader are all but extinct.
The 15 "Timeless/Authorless," newspaper series (all works 1995) are school related, too: along with the photos lifted from high school year-books, all the mastheads are from places where Kelley has attended school, or had shows (having a show being another way of seeking institutional approval, and consequently, having a horrible time).
Perks of membership in such instances were a couple of newsletters and four Mastheads a year, perhaps augmented with a one-on-one critique partnership, snail-mailing or faxing your editorials back and forth for comment and criticism.
The company, in its history of supporting community events and celebrating historical milestones, has never marked an external event by changing all of its mastheads.
Part of my preparation for Part this moment consisted of paging though past Mastheads from a collection accumulated over 18 years of membership.
The new ALM corporate graphic identity, designed by Partners & Simons, Boston, will be integrated into all publication covers, Web designs and mastheads.
Its mastheads include The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, BRW and The Sun-Herald.