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.
The five dailies cannot seem to agree on what is news in this city. One more day of all five dailies leading with a different story.
5. Daily News - CAPTAIN PANIC / Opener in doubt, now Yanks' brass wonders when Jeter can play shortstop again
Do people really panic over this? Points awarded: 0.
4. The New York Times - AIRLIFT TO REBELS IN SYRIA EXPANDS WITH C.I.A.'S HELP / GROWING FLOW OF ARMS / Aid Reaches Assad Foes on Jordanian, Saudi, and Qatari Planes
Mission creep sponsored by The New York Times. Points awarded: 0.
3. New York Post - TWEET JUSTICE / Sobbing EMT suspended for vile rants
Further proof that too many too many tweets make a twat. Points for the pun. Points awarded: 2.
2. Newsday - NEW DRUG DANGER / Stronger painkiller may hit LI soon - and officials fear it will feed addiction
Good for Newsday on pointing out that a drug made by a major pharmaceutical company is dangerous. Points awarded: 2.
1. The Wall Street Journal - Cyprus Gets New Bailout Deal / Bid to Remain in Euro Imposes Bank Controls, Steep Losses on Large Depositors
Points for covering news. Points awarded: 2.
|Newspaper||Today's Points||Total Points|
|The Wall Street Journal||2||140|
|New York Post||2||132|
|The New York Times||0||116|