Suppose the title of an article were to describe a new service:

New service Blank offers summer jobs for students

I’m wondering if the rules are bent somewhat for titles of stories, or are the commas are still necessary?

New service, Blank, offers summer jobs for students


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You are correct - grammar and punctuation rules can be bent in titles. The most obvious examples of this can be found in newspaper headlines.

This is a nice summary of headline grammar.

  • Nevertheless, whether or not to include a comma is purely a stylistic decision. Oct 15, 2016 at 13:18

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