Headlines Quotes

Headlines Quotes by Imelda May, Theodor Adorno, James Forman, Jr., Walter D. Asmus, Randy Rainbow, Maria Bartiromo and many others.

I love people with strong convictions, because we are living in a very PC world. You can’t crack a joke without it being in the headlines.
The noiseless din that we have long known in dreams, booms at us in waking hours from newspaper headlines.
The only news most people ever hear about the inner city comes from grim headlines; the only residents they can name are characters on ‘The Wire.’ Of course, ignorance of a community doesn’t stop outsiders from having opinions about it or passing laws that govern it.
I’m convinced that theatre is a horrible business. Make this the headline. You have to be on the spot every night as an actor. You are damn lonesome standing out there.
Walter D. Asmus
As long as there are headlines I’ll have material.
News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what’s noise and news after the fact is easy.
I never wanted to be a pundit who chases headlines.
We’ve got a poll out there saying that Obamacare has never been more popular? Well, maybe it’s people like at 25% and it’s only gotten to 23% before, who knows, but the headline is so misleading, it’s fake news. And that’s gonna continue.
The headline here is not that a woman exposed a breast. It is, rather, that a breast exposed a woman.
You couldnt make headlines with raised eyebrows
I wanna be in the headlines, anything to be in the headlines.
I would say realistically, and I don’t want any headlines, but I would say realistically that next year would be the last year.
I think that there’s a power in that [information through tweets and sound bites ]. There’s also a danger, what generates a headline or stirs up a controversy and gets attention isn’t the same as the process required to actually solve the problem.
Today’s gossip is tomorrow‘s headline.
I think what’s cool about about going on a co-headline tour is everyone‘s bringing a huge show, so it’s not like opening band, opening band, then here’s the big show. It’s like two big shows.
Just once how I’d like to see the headline say, not much to print today, can’t find anything bad to say.
I love my job… but I find myself awkwardly straddling the divide between British Islam and the British media. I get pretty exhausted of having to constantly endure a barrage of lazy stereotypes, inflammatory headlines, disparaging generalisations, and often inaccurate and baseless stories.
Every single element in an advertisement – headline, subhead, photo, and copymust be put there not because it looks good, not because it sounds good, but because testing has shown that it works best!
Of all the facts I daily live with, there’s none more comforting than this; If I have two rooms, one dark, the other light, and I open the door between them, the dark room becomes lighter without the light one becoming darker. I know this is no headline, but it’s a marvelous footnote; and comforts me in that.
That’s the misconceptions that people have, that Chuck Berry went to jail. They’re just totally wrong. It might have said something in the large papers in the bigger city headlines and things. But, you take a look at any of the local papers, and you will see that I was acquitted. I never went to jail.
You always hear a headline like this, ‘Man Killed By Shark‘, you never hear it from the other perspective, ‘Man Swims in Shark Infested Waters, Forgets He’s Shark Food’.
If you look at any great fashion photograph out of context, it will tell you just as much about what’s going on in the world as a headline in the New York Times.
The story is framed around [avid Petraeus] resignation. So many headlines that followed talked about his ruined career. They completely ignore the fact that my career was ruined, other peoples’ careers were ruined. They focus on him as the victim.
It’s our tendency to approach every problem as if it were a fight between two sides. We see it in headlines that are always using metaphors for war. It’s a general atmosphere of animosity and contention that has taken over our public discourse.
Sarah Palin is brilliant. She is a media magnet and a media magnate. She creates headlines and draws crowds wherever she goes, whether it’s 98 degrees in the desert of Arizona or below freezing in the snow of Wisconsin.
If I had the power to influence Indian journals, I would have the following headlines printed in bold letters on the first page: Milk for the infants , Food for the adults and Education for all
I’m pretty quick to delete something off of my phone if it’s become obsolete. And things like RSS readers have made life easier – all of the headlines are going to be related to a topic I’m interested in.
I think it’s too easy often to find a villain out of the headlines and to then repeat that villainy again and again and again. You know, traditionally, America has always looked to scapegoat someone as the boogie man.
The business of judging a headline AFTER you read the copy is wrong. It takes for granted that everybody reads the copy.
The headline is the most important element in most advertisements. It is the telegram which decides the reader whether to read the copy.
These days, it takes only seconds – seconds – for a picture, a photo, to suddenly become an international headline.
It’s been years, decades, since a president has lost a major trade initiative. That would be bad headlines.
It’s no longer just reporting the headlines of the day, but trying to put the headlines into some context and to add some perspective into what they mean.
there are people who are born superficial … They prefer not to have to deal with more than a limited number of oversimplified ideas – they prefer the book reviews to the books, the headlines and the leading paragraph to the full report, the generalization to the facts, and the negative to the positive.
In most of my campaigns, I find it is best not to mention my opponent by name because, by doing so, it just gives him a chance to get into the headlines.
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
The newspaper headlines may shout about global warming, extinctions of living species, the devastation of rain forests, and other worldwide catastrophes, but Americans evince a striking complacency when it comes to their everyday environment and the growing calamity that it represents.
Solyndra will be remembered in the history books as a sad hallmark of a newly installed administration that felt it was above the rules, lusting for positive headlines rather than focused on delivering results.
Remember that the headline and the appeals are ONE AND THE SAME. In successful ads, the appeal is almost always expressed in the headline.
I was not aware of a ton of the stuff that was being said about me out in the world since I wasn’t able to get British or American headlines from my prison cell in Perugia. But I was aware that in the courtroom, I was being called a succubus, a man-eater, ‘Foxy Knoxy.’
Never use tricky or irrelevant headlines… People read too fast to figure out what you are trying to say.
Avoid the “hard-to-grasp” headline – the headline that requires thought and is not clear at first glance.
Women in sports television are allowed to read headlines, patrols sidelines, and generally facilitate conversation for their male colleagues. Sometimes, they even let us monitor the Internet from a couch.
The condition of rage is one in which I find myself starting my day – once I see the news headlines.
The frustrating part of being an artist is that I can do a whole interview, and all most people are going to see is the headlines. As artists, we should be able to write our own headlines.
I’ve got it! I’ve got it! It’ll make front-page headlines around the world. You can have me kidnapped, and then a couple of days before the fight I’ll show up again
There are really four ‘headlines’ for me: honesty, integrity, hard work, and what I call a ‘can-do’ attitude. You could call that ‘can-do’ attitude optimism, but it is not Pollyannaish optimism. Rather, it is a ‘we’ll figure it out’ type of mentality.
I don’t want to be the person who has the gigantic headlines: ‘Look Who So-and-So Is Dating Now.’ That, to me, isn’t really who I am.
Most of us, however committed we are to our ideals, will find ourselves every now and again reading an attention-grabbing headline from the Daily Mail or some other lowest-common denominator. That’s not the same thing as frequenting a site like the white supremacist Stormfront.
I think certainly after every show I headline, I will be available to the fans. When I’m headlining a show, I don’t walk off stage. I’ll walk to the front of the stage and sign hats and shirts and tickets for 15 to 30 minutes, until everyone has everything signed.
Going around the league, people know, ‘Oh, he got in some trouble‘ or ‘He didn’t play well his rookie year’ or ‘He’s a bust.’ That’s the headline. I’m going to have a million more opportunities to create new headlines, and I can’t wait. Can’t wait.
D’Angelo Russell
Millions of people are married. I’ve never picked up a paper and seen a headline that says, “Man Gets Married!”
I think it’s too easy often to find a villain out of the headlines and to then repeat that villainy again and again and again. You know, traditionally, America has always looked to scapegoat someone as the boogie man… there is a tradition in the most simplistic of action movies for there to be some horrible villain.
Joe Biden is that special combination of someone who is very talented and influential, but when he starts speaking, there’s inevitably going to be headlines written about something he said.
Whenever you’re the leader in any industry, you get more headlines.
A good story remains a good story, whether it is on glossy paper or a mobile phone display, is carved into marble tablets or appears as a Bild headline.
An advertisement will be a good one – that is if the headline is really a “stopper.”
Phrases that have historical significance or become headlines don’t just magically appear in the moment. They are mindfully planned.
If I were to die of anything vaguely sex-related or had taken Viagra, you just know there’d be headlines of ‘Russell How-hard’ in the newspapers.
If you fall in love with someone, it doesnt matter who they are. Ive had lots of girlfriends who werent in the public eye. It is hard, all the intrusion: you have a row with someone, and even though youve sorted everything out, you get the are-they-going-to-split headlines for the next ten days.
My son is not a public figure to me, he is my son. I can’t predict what’s going to be in the headlines. Justin has always been someone who has to do things his way. And I have to be able to believe he will do the right thing and he will come out on top.
Now, if you are like me – if you are like practically anybody in America – then you probably hold some negative opinions about the French, based upon movies, rumors, recent headlines, unfortunate run-ins with Parisian waiters, or… you know… all that unpleasantness surrounding the Vichy regime.
The purpose of a headline is to pick out people you can interest. You wish to talk to someone in a crowd. So the first thing you say is, “hey there, Bill Jones” to get the right persons attention.so it is in n advertisement
One day to see that headline, not that someone won a basketball championship, but to see that a cure for cancer has been found, will be a great day for mankind.
Headline?” he asked. “‘Swing Set Needs Home,'” I said. “‘Desperately Lonely Swing Set Needs Loving Home,'” he said. “‘Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children,'” I said.
Jay Abraham‘s client sent him $50,000 a month for a long time for writing one headline. That’s what people who understand communication can do.
I never take ideas from the headlines. I feel that if a story is good enough, a real story that is, then it’s already been covered by the media, and if it’s not good enough, why would I want to bother with it?
Some writers like to boil down headlines of liberal newspapers into fiction, so they say there shouldn’t be communal riots, everybody should love each other, there shouldn’t be boundaries or fundamentalism. But I think literature is more than that; these are political views which most of us hold anyway.
There are headlines that I remember pitching that I think I know that they’re not any good. But some part of my heart is attached to them. Like I had this one that was ‘Spork Used as Knife.’
Headlines twice the size of the events.
It was interesting looking back at the ‘80s and trying to find newspaper headlines from the time – the clichГ© of history repeating itself.
Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not.
The headlines are never in the news! And so, what I am saying is the news is never on the headlines
Sahndra Fon Dufe
The internet becomes too arch. The clip is uploaded and reuploaded endlessly with banner headlines and crappy 3-D graphics. Stuff rots in this supposedly clinical space.
If you are going to emphasize certain words in the headline, be sure that they are the words that say something.
Im pretty quick to delete something off of my phone if its become obsolete. And things like RSS readers have made life easier – all of the headlines are going to be related to a topic Im interested in.
Have you finished your column for tomorrow’s headline?” It was Vee. She came up beside me, jotting notes on the notepad she carried everywhere. “I’m thinking of writing mine on the injustice of seating charts. I got paired with a girl who said she just finished lice treatment this morning.
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy.
My sister‘s the type who religiously watches the fear segments of her local Eyewitness News broadcasts, retaining nothing but the headline…Everything is dangerous all of the time, and if it’s not yet been pulled off the shelves, then it’s certainly under investigation — so there.
Wouldn’t it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?
We do have freedom of speech, but if you say the wrong word, it looks like it makes headlines. So everybody has to be very careful.
Writing headlines is a specialty – there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn’t write a headline to save their lives.
Red lights, green lights, stop and go jive. Headlines, deadlines, jamming your mind.
New Rule: News organizations have to stop using the phrase: “We go beyond the headlines.” That’s your job, dummy. You don’t see American Airlines saying, “We land our jets on the runway“!
I’ve got a variety of different sources of news that I follow and every day there’s going to be different headlines, different stories spun different ways and different sources that they’re going to cite as their facts.
I became more curious about the story behind the story [in the House of Cards]. So what was really going on behind the headline? And it’s a little bit sad that that show, it doesn’t seem so much like entertainment the way it did back when we started doing it.
The media thinks that only the cutting edge of science, the very latest controversies, are worth reporting on. How often do you see headlines like ‘General Relativity still governing planetary orbits’ or ‘Phlogiston theory remains false‘? By the time anything is solid science, it is no longer a breaking headline.
After I do my first writing of the day, I will generally look at Twitter and Google News – and that’s my big media secret. I look at Twitter and I look at Google because they pull all the headlines from other websites.
Now I spend hours on headlines – days if necessary. And when I get a good headline, I know that my task is nearly finished.
True greatness is not measured by the headlines a person commands or the wealth he or she accumulates. The inner character of a person-the undergirding moral and spiritual values and commitments-is the true measure of lasting greatness.
Readers travel so fast they don’t stop to decipher the meaning of obscure headlines.
Headlines pass; breadlines continue.
It’s old news, me and my accent, but it always seems to make headlines.
I’m not James Bond. There’s your headline! It’s very clear to me that he’s the furthest from my character that it’s possible to be. It’s somebody I play.
I get the headlines for being slick and different things like that – which is part of my game – but it’s just amazing to me that a lot of times, the people don’t see the other things that go on in that ring. But a lot of times, when my opponents figure it out, the fight is over. It’s too late.
Ironically, it is only when disaster strikes that the shuttle makes the headlines. Its routine flights attracted less media interest than unmanned probes to the planets or the images from the Hubble Telescope. The fate of Columbia (like that of Challenger in 1986) reminded us that space is still a hazardous environment.
What great comedians, great comic writers, great comic actors do is that they just read the headlines with the right eyebrow position and it’s funny.
As much as you want to improve or help the team, as a centre-back your job is to go under the radar and keep the ball out of the net. If you do that and let the strikers get all the adulation and the headlines, then you’re probably doing your job.
I know there’s a lot of competition in the world of magazines and newspapers and we have to make headlines and be sensational and sell, and saying bad things about me is going to sell more papers than writing good things about me.
The headline of an advertisement accounts for 60% of the pull of that ad. In the same way, the start of a letter makes or breaks the letter, because if the start does not interest your reader, he never gets down to the rest of your letter.
While headlines are being generated about the Democrat mindset of nationalizing private businesses and bailing out failed ventures, we seem to be ignoring one of the most massive bail-outs ever: the taxpayer-funded process of transitioning people from analog to digital television.
But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism, fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort.
Chris Christie‘s rise in politics in New Jersey, in many ways, was built on his takedown of Charles Kushner. He got national headlines for that prosecution.
A lot of people think medicine hunting is all Chris trekking through the jungle. Or, for that matter, the chiefs and (male) elders he works with. The men get the headlines, but it’s the women behind the scenes who are doing the planting and harvesting and chopping.
I’ve always said, the key organ here isn’t the brain, it’s the stomach. When things start to decline – there are bad headlines in the papers and on television – will you have the stomach for the market volatility and the broad-based pessimism that tends to come with it?
Don’t underestimate the value of beginning a headline by naming the people you want to reach.
I like the story about me being pregnant. It was in some Australian magazine, on the front page! I was like, ‘Wow, that’s just [insane].’ And it’s not even ironic. I don’t even think the article [tried to justify it]; it was just a headline. The article was just like, nothing.
From breaking down the latest headlines on ‘FOX News @ Night’ to explaining the complexities of the law, I have had the opportunity to report from the front lines of the major stories emanating out of Washington.
I never take ideas from the headlines. I feel that if a story is good enough, a real story that is, then it’s already been covered by the media, and if it’s not good enough, why would I want to bother with it?
I’ve got some crazy, stupid big goals. I really wanna headline arenas. I wanna have such a big crew that we’ve got to have 20 or 30 buses on the road because that’s how big the show we’re putting on is.
When I’m in line at the grocery store, I might pick up one of those tabloids. I might not even buy it. I’m just gonna sit there and read the headlines and chuckle at how stupid that stuff is, even though I’m reading it anyway.
When I got married, the Sun ran the headline: “Here comes the bride, all fat and wide.” Luckily, it was a few days after the wedding – but it was still hideous to read at a great romantic moment.
Bill Murray made the headlines by throwing me down and stomped me on the set with Clemson.
Teams ask me about my character, but until you sit down and talk to me directly, you might have image that’s portrayed in stories or headlines. But I love the game, I’m up front and honest, I know exactly what I’m about, and that’s the most important thing.
If the worst that happens is that I wake up and see a picture of myself and a headline saying, ‘He wasn’t very funny last night‘, then I’ve got nothing to complain about.
A headline last year, after the death of Saddam Hussein, read: ‘Tyrant is hanged‘. My auntie looked at the newspaper and sobbed, ‘Who’s going to present “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”‘
You can write a 1st paragraph that continues the same thought you expressed in your headline. If you stop a reader with a headline about house paint, you can be sure of at least one thing about that reader: He wants more info about house paint. You will not lose him as long as you continue to give him what he wants.
I’ve never been interested in the whole fame game; the headlines when I was disqualified in 1995 for hitting a ball girl were more than enough to make me want to keep my head under the radar.
You won’t see a picture of me rolling around in a gutter, but I sometimes have a photo taken when I’m leaving a club looking tired, and there’ll be headlines saying, ‘She’s out of control‘. You can’t prepare yourself for those things; you just have to shrug them off.
Let the other fellow get the headlines. I’ll take the laws.
I don’t want that to be the headline.
If you fall in love with someone, it doesn’t matter who they are. I’ve had lots of girlfriends who weren’t in the public eye. It is hard, all the intrusion: you have a row with someone, and even though you’ve sorted everything out, you get the are-they-going-to-split headlines for the next ten days.
Grassroots techies – the mostly unknown people who write code and start companies that don’t make the headlines – hate, loathe, and despise Microsoft. At technology conferences, it is the devil, or the guaranteed laugh line. Its products are mocked, its business practices booed.
I’m always a little leery about doing shows where I’m not the headliner because when I first started playing in 1982 I opened for Missing Persons and got pelted for 45 minutes. After that, I made the decision to headline no matter what, even if I was playing to seven people. I wanted people to be there to see me.
A long headline that really says something is more effective than a brief heading that says nothing.
I work with young people, and I know that we must be careful. Newspaper headlines, sudden notoriety, and important comparisons can lead to confusion.
The meek may one day inherit the earth, but not the headlines.
You don’t have to be outlandish and saying crazy things and get out of yourself to get headlines or attention.
I never write fewer than sixteen headlines for a single advertisement.
I love Washington. I have an affection for the place. For a satirist, I think it’s sort of Disneyland. I mean, you know, there’s always some inspiration in the morning’s headlines.
Headlines don’t sell papes. Newsies sell papes.
Time after time … today’s crisis shrinks to next week‘s footnote to a newly headline disaster.
It’s funny because when there’s something written about me in Velonews or Cyclingnews, the headline isn’t “the other” Armstrong; its Armstrong wins another race. With Lance in retirement, everyone I know goes to those sites because they think Lance is racing again.
Virtually every time the U.S. fires a missile from a drone and ends the lives of Muslims, American media outlets dutifully trumpet in headlines that the dead were ‘militants’ – even though those media outlets literally do not have the slightest idea of who was actually killed.
Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age” was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant‘s thought shows that Afghanistan is being, if anything, bombed OUT of the Stone Age.
Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they’re in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I’m certainly that and I’ve made a lot of mistakes.
You can’t travel the back roads very long without discovering a multitude of gentle people doing good for others with no expectation of gain or recognition. The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. Some people out there spend their whole lives selflessly.
Today’s biggest headlines are stories about people who thought they were doing something that was secret: Jesse Jackson‘s secret girlfriend and child, Monica Lewinski’s private meetings with the president and confidential girl talk with Linda Tripp. Just think of the news stories we’ve watched on television.
Do not try to make your headline so short that it fails to express your idea properly. It’s more important to say what you want to say – even if it takes 20 words to do than make it short and fail to express your idea.
The purpose of the headlines must be to convey a message to people who read headlines, then decide whether or not they will look at the copy.
When I was 12, I read about Iqbal Masih, a child slave who escaped the carpet factory where he’d been chained to a loom since the age of four. Iqbal led an anti-child labor crusade that made global headlines, including the one that first caught my attention.
Be comfortable with who you are‘, reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they’d never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be?
I pride myself on never using a cuss word on stage. Ever. I headline in Las Vegas every year, and this summer I am performing on an Alaskan cruise. Not too many comedians can pull that off. Funny thing is, my show doesn’t change for Vegas.
Radio is better than writing because they can’t lie. Cause sometimes writers be straight lying, bro, and these headlines be making me mad.
We all draw inspiration from women whose names make the headlines and whose stories are in the history books, but often our greatest inspiration comes from our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, teachers, and friends.
A’Lelia Bundles
In Raleigh, partisan battles, power struggles and lawsuits might grab the headlines, but we have to work together where we can. To look beyond ourselves to see what’s right for the state, regardless of who’s in power. That’s what the people of North Carolina want us to do, and what common sense demands us to do.
People get up, they go to work, they have their lives, but you’ll never see the headlines say, ‘Six billion people got along rather well today.’ You’ll have the headline about the 30 people who shot each other.
Winning is not about headlines and hardware [medals]. It’s only about attitude. A winner is a person who goes out today and every day and attempts to be the best runner and best person he can be. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up.
Soundbite and slogan, strapline and headline, at every turn we meet hyperbole. The soaring inflation of the English language is more urgently in need of control than the economic variety.
In striving to produce an attractive headline, the copywriter should not emphasize the “quick, easy way” to such an extent that the headline becomes unbelievable.
At the time when I was in college, Oscar Grant had just lost his life in Oakland, Calif. He was an unarmed young black male who had a record. And at the time when his death was making headlines, more people were talking about what he had done in his past than the fact that he unjustly lost his life.
Every writer scrounges for inspiration in different places, and there’s no shame in raiding the headlines. It’s necessary, in fact, when attempting contemporary satire. Sharp-edged humor relies on topical reference points.
There’s always enough to fill up the headlines in a newspaper, the evening news broadcasts. I’m always grateful when I get the weekly news magazines on Monday morning and don’t see my picture on the front.
Some people make headlines while others make history.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation, and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy!
Writing headlines is a specialty – there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn’t write a headline to save their lives.
Hyperbolic headlines always attract more attention than mundane truths.
I don’t want a headline saying ‘Kennedy suggests this or implies that.’
Most headlines are set too big to be legible in the magazines or newspaper. Never approve a layout until you have seen it pasted into the magazine or newspaper for which it was destined. If you pin up the layouts on a bulletin board and appraise them from fifteen feet, you will produce posters.
Newspapers are even worse for me than ice cream; headlines, and the big issues that generate the headlines, are pure fat.
In 1961 somebody could’ve hit a home run to win the game and the next day the headline was about the M&M boys not hitting a home run. But everyone was real good about it. Instead of getting mad they joked about it.
The writing of headline is one of the great journalistic arts. They either conceal or reveal am interest
I’ve had enough of the bleak headlines and divisive politics, dark TV dramas and hate-filled social media. I’m embracing a new movement with a slightly ridiculous name and a single mission, to make the world a better place. It’s called ‘hopepunk’.
I resist the urge to pump my fist. I’m not sure why, but I feel like I’ve just won some sort of competition worthy of headlines.
I don’t need headlines. For me, it’s the truth that matters.
…So in his own way Guy Clinch confronted the central question of his time, a question you saw being asked and answered everywhere you looked, in every headline and haircut: if, at any moment, nothing might matter, then who said that nothing didn’t matter already?
I see the headlines on Blabbermouth, and the fans are saying, ‘Why is he always talking about Dream Theater?’ I’m not talking about Dream Theater! I get asked about it.
Many times, disagreements between the two political parties in Washington get all the headlines. What’s not reported is the fact that Republicans and Democrats agree on where we want to go, but we disagree on how we’re going to get there.
Kennedy invited us into the White House-the first time in the history of the White House picketers had been invited inside. This made front page headlines.
Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.
THE CORRECTION, when it finally came, was not an overnight bursting of a bubble but a much more gentle letdown, a year-long leakage of value from key financial markets, a contraction too gradual to generate headlines and too predictable to seriously hurt anybody but fools and the working poor.
On the average, five times as many people read the headlines as read the body copy.
HuffPost serves as a starter page for news consumers, a place to find, and be directed to, the best content available on the Web. We consistently link out directly to other sites – often from our top-of-the-page headline.
Internet news cycles are by the minute, and any fool can take a headline from the Associated Press and send it out as news.
People often think that reporters write their own headlines. In fact, they almost never do. The people who do write headlines are the copy editors who are the front and last lines of quality-checking in a newspaper before it goes to print.
We got an international coalition [against Iran], and we imposed that. It was slow, patient diplomacy, nothing at all particularly headline-worthy. But then you got to the point where the negotiations – which I started and Secretary [John] Kerry completed – I think made the world safer.
A good headline can make an advertisement good even if the picture is poor.
My God… What are the headlines going to be like on Monday if the Yankees don’t make the playoffs?
Whatever you do, think of next morning’s headlines.
I did buy ‘The Sun’ a few times, but I just don’t read the tabloids. Sometimes they can have genius witty headlines, but that’s all. There’s nothing to read.
American prejudices about Europe rarely surface in headlines, but they are real, pervasive, and ingrained.
I’m smart enough to know, ‘Don’t try and make any headlines.’
My father doesn’t dislike all newsmen. He has many friends among them. The trouble is the ones who hate him make the headlines.
I think the worst mistake you can make in stocks is to buy or sell based on current headlines.
I have enjoyed anchoring at ‘Headline News’ but have decided that it is time for me to make a change in my daily professional life.
Modern man is assailed on every side and almost without interruption by noise – of the radio, of television, of headlines, of advertising and of the cinema – of which the greatest part, far from enlightening the mind, blunts and stultifies it.
Even if I sneeze, it would make headlines.
If I want to make something known, I have to make a concerted effort to get the word out. Tiger Woods, on the other hand, only has to say something, and it’s tomorrow’s headlines.
Socially prominent people are very fond of disease, because it gives them a chance to have these really elaborate charity functions, and the newspaper headlines say ‘EVENING IN PARIS BALL RAISES MONEY TO FIGHT GOUT’ instead of ‘RICH PEOPLE AMUSE THEMSELVES’.
The headlines are critically important. The majority of the public reads little else when deciding whether or not they are interested.
I wasn’t having any luck getting accepted anyway and it forced me to re-examine what it was that I really wanted to do. In my experience in political cartooning, I was never one of those people who read the headlines and foams at the mouth with rabid opinion that I’ve just got to get down on paper.
The success of an entire advertising campaign may stand or fall on what is said in the headlines of the individual advertisements.
In the United States, they always talk about subtitles, about chapters in a book without taking the main title of the book. They talk about a subtitle in a chapter and if you ask them about the headline, the main title, they say they do not know.
When I started writing this blog more than years ago, it was in response to traditional media’s habit of twisting interviews to fit the headlines they wanted to create.
Human rights groups are locked in a fierce competition for big checks from wealthy donors and they need to generate big headlines.
No matter what the president or anyone tried to do on health care, they never got the headlines, because the Gulf oil spill happened. It seemed like it sucked the wind out of the whole health care debate.
I have been saying for many years that we are using the word ‘guru‘ only because ‘charlatan’ is too long to fit into a headline.
In New York, unlike Holland, there are newspaper stands on every corner. That was a big headline all over the city.
I’m not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference.
The A’s were a team with very few resources. We didn’t have access to players who were obviously great, who could do it all and were always in the headlines. We couldn’t afford those types of players. So we had to figure out a way of cobbling together players into a team that might be competitive.
Boldly going where hundreds have gone before’ does not make headlines.
Our neighborhood – this solar system, the cosmos, actually – is so much more vast and amazing than the paltry headlines, insanity, and politics crammed at us daily as so-called news. The beauty of the hood and discoveries that await us are deserving of our attention and mandatory to our survival as a species.
For every curiosity headline that succeed in getting results, a dozen will fail.
One Chinese tweet is equal to 3.5 English tweets. … Because of this, the Chinese really regard this microblogging as a media, not only a headline to media.
When this is over, the media will lose interest [in the relationship]. There’ll be nothing to say. It won’t fit into a headline anymore. It won’t fit into a template.
If you only have one shot at writing a headline, there’s a lot of pressure.
Google and others truncate headlines at 70 characters. On the Manti Teo story, Deadspin’s scoop fell down the Google search results, overtaken by copycat stories with simpler headlines. Deadspin’s headline was 118 characters. Vital information – ‘hoax‘ – was one of the words that was cut off.
You have to get a great headline to attract attention in your blog – it’s about the lure – not the rod.
What good is all the painstaking work on copy if the headline isn’t right? If the headline doesn’t stop people, the copy might as well be written in Greek.
I’m very distressed that the report was leaked early so that the initial headline said ‘dismissed, fired.’ That’s 180 degrees from the arrangement we have potentially.
Twitter is the ultimate service for the mobile age. Its simplification and constraint of the publishing medium to 140 characters is perfectly complementary to a mobile experience. People still need longer stuff, but they see the headline on Twitter or Facebook.
I once used the word OBSOLETE in a headline, only to discover that 43 per cent of housewives had no idea what it meant. In another headline, I used the word INEFFABLE, only to discover that I didn’t know what it meant myself.
The truth is that the gossip-hounds in Tinsel Town and the cackling windbags at ‘The View’ don’t want civility. They want catty (or dare I say it gay-ish) gossip and sensational headlines that provide them with an opportunity to hop on the bully pulpit.
Chronic malnutrition, or the lack of proper nutrition over time directly contributes to three times as many child deaths as food scarcity. Yet surprisingly, you don’t really hear about this hidden crisis through the morning news, Twitter or headlines of major newspapers.
An overall trend of political moderation in Latin America makes for far less interesting headlines, but it also makes for far better lives for our people.
All it takes is for me to be seen chatting up a girl for [tabloids] to, you know, make up some crappy headline about me being a sex rat or whatever they call it.
Miracles happen in silencelesser important things create world headlines.
Silent lotus
If I could have had everything exactly the way I wanted, this is how I would have written it down. Win all my fights in the first round, then go to the UFC and headline a show, and have it as a pay-per-view and at home. People’s dreams don’t come true like that.
What a scandal, if I die. Yeah, I’m gonna kill myself, get a little headline news.
We live in a world of strange priorities, where Kim Kardashian buying a Lamborghini creates international headlines, but children in Niger suffering from drought and children in Britain suffering from leukaemia go unnoticed.
To see the Persia of poets and painters, hiding in plain sight behind the much-maligned Iran of our newspaper headlines, would be my fondest wish.