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Questions tagged [headline-english]

Questions about the compressed style of English commonly employed in newspaper headlines.

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ISIS Suicide Blasts Kill More Than 220 Dead In Southern Syria

Going through this news article on NDTV website, I saw the headline 'ISIS Suicide Blasts Kill More Than 220 Dead In Southern Syria'. Is this usage correct? Or should it be 'ISIS Suicide Blasts Kill ...
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“Debussy, but EPIC for the new Godzilla trailer”

I have read an short news article that had the following headline: Debussy, but EPIC for the new Godzilla trailer The article text for this was as followed: Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters ...
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Two past verb(or past participles) arranged side by side in news headline

De Lima ordered arrested by RTC link From this answer I somewhat understand of Headlinese. However, I still don't understand ordered. I mean, I can understand was is omitted in following sentence. ...
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What does the headline sentence “Top Judges Meet Today On Appointment Rejected By Government” convey? Is there a better way to rephrase this?

A leading Indian news website has this headline today - "Top Judges Meet Today On Appointment Rejected By Government" How would a reader, who lacks context, interpret this? The top judges are going ...