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Web to heds: "No more"

In our rush to embrace the Web, it’s interesting to keep in mind some of the limitations the medium could impose on journalists.

CNet News.com posted a story looking at how some of history’s best headlines might not hack it in the digital age. Here’s what they write about one of my favorites…

Ford to city: Drop dead” – New York Daily News reporting President Ford’s denial of a federal bailout (1975)

[Internet search expert]: Would suggest “President Ford” over “Ford”, and “New York City” over “City”.

Thanks to Business Week’s Blogspotting for pointing this out.