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Barry Bonds headlines (real ones)

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Chi City 81, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. Central-KY-Kid

    Central-KY-Kid Well-Known Member

    The new King of Swing is what we used.

    The last plate was coming out when I went downstairs to talk to the prepress guys. Had the plate already been completed, we were SOL
  2. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Any hed with an asterisk is unwarranted as editorializing on a news page.
  3. luckyducky

    luckyducky Guest

    We're going with 756, although a few want 756* However, we had this discussion yesterday and it was determined that the asterisk was making an editorial statement, so 756 it is (because we apparently suck at headlines).
  4. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    You sure are critical. You must have something outstanding, new and creative.
  5. Willie-Butch

    Willie-Butch Member

    Yeah, whatcha got, Salty?
  6. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    My thought exactly. Reads like him, eh?

    That being said, I'm glad I was already out of the office before this happened.
  7. pallister

    pallister Guest

    On the gamer, yes. But if it's a column, an asterisk is fair game.
  8. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

  9. Willie-Butch

    Willie-Butch Member

    The asterisk symbolizes the steroids issue, which is part of the story here. It's part of the news; not only that he broke the record, but that so many people think he did it the wrong way.
  10. pallister

    pallister Guest

    There are more ways to use the asterisk than just with "756*."
  11. Willie-Butch

    Willie-Butch Member

    Agreed. I like how SI used it as the O in Bonds.
  12. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Wait, you're shredding everyone else here, and your idea of original and wowing is "Barry's World?"
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