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01-18-2013, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Mawlrat View Post
The headline is still the fans quotation... it catches the reader better than "How good could he be?"... Quotation marks are made for a reason. "Karlsson: A garbage pick." implies writers opinion. "Karlson: 'A garbage pick'." implies writer writing about other peoples opinions (which of course the writer can agree on, but doesn't have to).

A writer can make the headline off a quotation that sticks out from what they are reporting. The thing that sticks out is the fan that says Karlsson's a garbage pick because he's embarrassed by all of his non-Sens fans friends mocking him for his teams pick.

The headline doesn't tell you the whole story.

If you go your whole life reading just the headlines you're not going to know too much.
Also I believe the editor selects most titles and headings

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