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headline

[′hed‚līn]
(mining engineering)
In dredging, the line which is anchored ahead of the dredge pond and holds the dredge up to its digging front.
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Even on the best day, the social media traffic coming into the Financial Times' website is leveraged on the headlines written by editors trying to strike the right balance between social, search and homepage traffic.
Besides the Google-Apple story, the newswire published other erroneous headlines as well, like "Headline 3 For Reporter's Story" and "Practice Headline 3 Still on Wednesday.
The Huffington Post noted that the headline prompted outcries on Twitter , where some users insinuated that Yeni Akit was celebrating the attack.
The iconic headline appeared on the front page of the New York Post on April 15, 1983.
But if you're trying to inform readers, headlines suffer from constraints that are now unnecessary.
A few years ago, when we moved to a slightly different way of putting the paper together, reporters were charged with at least having a go at headlines It didn't, er, work.
The following day's GDN had an article with the headline "Child abuser spared jail".
Engaging headlines are the antidote to TMI--too much information--which has turned us all into skimmers.
The impact of headlines on readers is also strong because certain linguistic features make them memorable.
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I FIND the headline on the Bulldog Bash article totally misleading (Telegraph, August 7).
And the best way to get on an editor's bad side is to load these headlines with irritating cliches or buzzwords.