the headlines

the headlines

The titles of the news articles in a particular issue of a newspaper or in many periodicals on one day or over a period of time. The term is usually used to represent the main themes of the news being covered. Let's read the headlines and see what's new in the world today. Once the press gets wind of this scandal, it will be in the headlines for weeks.
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As for the headlines, the sensational proclamations--they will come at the end.
It's the -- the -- Gentlemen, if you'll only pull ahead, and let me heave you the headline, you won't have to come a-near the raft -- please do."
"One headline writer's mistake is not cause enough to close the door on an army of truly great journalists who don't write the headlines," tweeted Julie K.
"It does not preclude me from interpreting the stories even if I just glance at the headlines."
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.
"Please disregard the headlines that ran on Dow Jones Newswires between 9:34 a.m.
Most people would agree the headlines aren't the thing they dislike about click bait; it's the lack of content and delivery on the other end of the headline.
All people who buy newspapers will first glance at the headlines. Headlines impact is even wider than on those who actually buy the newspapers, since they are often displayed and glimpsed everywhere.
The research treats the headlines as speech acts that have encoded pragmatic meanings.
Reacting to the Headlines Today special investigation into the alleged loot of subsidies meant for fertilisers, Jayalalith also demanded a CBI inquiry into the DMK leader's alleged role in the suspected Rs 1,000 crore scam.
With a galaxy of media stars in attendance, the Headlines Today managing editor, Rahul Kanwal, picked up one of the most prestigious honours of the evening -- the best anchor of the year -- for anchoring the daily show Centre Stage , which airs at 9 pm.
When I was in New York a few years ago the headlines were of a bishop who had been accused of stealing some money.
"Obama: The Historic Front Pages" is a coffee table book chronicling Obama's rise to power through the headlines of newspapers throughout America.