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Oh the irony: Trump uses a phrase borrowed from Hillary Clinton and the Intelligencer headlines it

The largest headline in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer proclaims

Trump Calls for a ‘New American Moment’

The first paragraph from the Associated Press story explains the context:

Addressing a deeply divided nation, President Donald Trump called for a “new American moment” of unity Tuesday night and challenged lawmakers to make good . . .

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January 31, 2018

For the Intelligencer a loss can become a victory

It all depends upon how you spin the headline

Reversing a January decision by local U.S. District Court Judge John Preston Bailey, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday that:

. . . . the type of suit brought by Murray Energy and a collection of affiliate companies was not authorized by Congress under the Clean Air Act, and thus the district court did not have jurisdiction to hear the . . .

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June 30, 2017

Ogden's use of headlines

The importance of the headline

There are number of studies that have concluded that a majority of news consumers don't read anything beyond the headline. For instance, the Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute tells us that:

roughly six in 10 people acknowledge that they have done nothing more than read news . . .

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May 03, 2017

Does the Intelligencer support the Trump assertion that the election is rigged? (with 10/21 update)

Covering last night's debate

At 9:30 this morning I turned to Kiosko.net to see how American newspapers were handling last night's debate. (Kiosko prints the front page of major newspapers.) The website usually features some of America's most read newspapers at the top of the page and here are their headlines:

New York Times:

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October 20, 2016

The Intelligencer's anti-Hillary campaign moves into high gear (updated 5/22)

Saturday morning's Intelligencer previews their election coverage

Balance removed from an AP gun rights story

Donald Trump spoke to the National Rifle Association convention yesterday and this morning's Intelligencer used only the first 40% of the Associated Press story -- essentially a summary of Trump's anti-Clinton remarks to the group. What was dropped from the Intelligencer coverage was the . . .

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May 21, 2016

Yet another "fair and balanced" headline from the Intelligencer

The Associated Press reported today that Medicare will be paying doctors to discuss end-of-life care with their patients. Here are the top three headlines for the AP article when I googled it at 11:30 this morning:

Medicare to Cover End-of-Life Counseling - ABC News and Yahoo News
Medicare to Pay for Voluntary End-of-Life Counseling - NBC . . .

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July 09, 2015

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