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 to ten points. 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.
Once again the five dailies lead with five different stories. A slow day in headlines.
5. Daily News - A FATHER'S PLEA TO OUR POLITICIANS / 'I'm really ashamed to see that Congress doesn't have the guts to stand up and make a change'
The essay format continues on the Daily News front page. Points awarded: 0.
4. Newsday - STATE ED OFFICIALS: PRINCIPAL FAKED HIS PRINTS / Hid criminal past when hired; now he's accused in sex assault
Only Newsday is capable of making sex not sell. Points awarded: 0.
3. The Wall Street Journal - Health Insurers Warn on Premiums
Ominous. Points awarded: 2.
2. The New York Times - PRESIDENT URGES ISRAELIS TO PUSH EFFORT FOR PEACE / APPEAL AIMED AT YOUNG / In Jerusalem, He Eases Stance on Settlement Halt Before Talks
Important story but awkward wording. Points awarded: 2.
1. New York Post - FREE! After 22 years in prison for murder he didn't commit
Heartwarming. Points awarded: 4.
|Newspaper||Today's Points||Total Points|
|The Wall Street Journal||2||138|
|New York Post||4||130|
|The New York Times||2||116|