Burying Babies

The New York papers are known for their ability to convey the day's most significant news in an eloquent and pithy manner.  We here at Dateline Headline will be comparing the headlines of the major New York papers and keep a running tally of the best.  Newspapers will be awarded from zero points for not even bothering to show up to ten points for the headline nobody can top.  Click on the headlines to see an image of each paper's front page.  Can you do better than the New York papers?  Place your headline of the day below.

The Daily News goes with a badly retouched image.  The New York Post forgot that its readers cannot read.

5.  The Wall Street Journal - Tragedy Shifts Gun Debate
Succinct.  Points awarded: 0.

4.  The New York Times - Pro-Gun Democrats Signalling Openness to Limits / Town Starts the Mournful Task of Saying Goodbye
Two different stories in a single headline.  Points awarded: 0.

3.  New York Post - "The Sky Is Crying and the Flags Are at Half-Mast.  It Is a Sad, Sad Day.  And It's Also Your Day, Noah, My Little Man."
A quote from one of the eulogies.  Points awarded: 1.

2.  Newsday - First Goodbyes
Lets the image speak.  Points awarded: 2.

1.  Daily News - Blood on Your Hands / As Burials Begin, It's Time for D.C. to Act
Over an image of Congress with blood.  Points awarded: 4.

Newspaper Today's Points Total Points
The Wall Street Journal 0 39
Daily News 4 37
New York Post 1 35
Newsday 2 29
The New York Times 0 29


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