Some Headlines Write Themselves: Some of My Favorites.
You have to love the press. Information coming from all directions, deadlines, editors, and of course trying to write the most catchiest headlines to garner the top spots on the press pages. As well as trying to steal the reader attention and to sensationalize even the most mondane stories.
I have collected and posted some of the best misleading and funniest actual newspaper headlines from recent years. I have posted them here along with a slideshow of some articals that prove, that even though it's the press, some headlines just write themselves and are due the respect of a good chuckle or belly laugh.
So as a salute the our friends of the AP wire. Here are some of the headlines that would have even got past "J. Jonas Jameson."
P.S. Thank you editor and chiefs for making my job a little easier.
Include Your Children When Baking Cookies
Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Experts Say
Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
Drunks Get Nine Months in Violin Case
Iraqi Head Seeks Arms
Prostitutes Appeal to Pope
Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands
Teacher Strikes Idle Kids
Clinton Wins Budget; More Lies Ahead
Plane Too Close to Ground, Crash Probe Told
Miners Refuse to Work After Death
Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
Stolen Painting Found by Tree
Two Sisters Reunited after 18 Years in Checkout Counter
War Dims Hope for Peace
If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last a While
Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
Man Struck by Lightning Faces Battery Charge
New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Space
Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Typhoon Rips through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead
School Violence: Teachers Hit Out
Football Chief Wants To See More Sweaty Girls see pic
Slide Show of More HeadlinesClick thumbnail to view full-size
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