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Date: March 7, 2011
ExhumeTheLede.com Offers News
Headline Writing Contest
Heres how the site works: Each week the editors of ExhumeTheLede summarize an offbeat or humorous news item and invite visitors to submit a witty, creative headline for the story. The editors then review the submissions and select three finalists. After that, each visitor gets to vote for his or her favorite among the three so ultimately its the ExhumeTheLede community itself that picks the best headline.
Now for those who are wondering about the name, ExhumeTheLede is a play on the old journalism admonition, Dont bury the lede. That is, dont put the main point of your story beneath a pile of ancillary sentences.
ExhumeTheLede offers writers journalists and wanna-be journalists, comedians and other quipsters a place to sharpen their skills. But more than that, ExhumeTheLede provides all who seek a creative outlet a forum where they can put their wits to the test and judge the wits of other would-be wags.
Even those who dont want to submit an entry or vote for a finalist can just stop by to check out the headlines and have a quick laugh.
In the words of the site's motto, ExhumeTheLede.com really is hoisting the news, one petard at a time.
Posted by Eric
Ward on 3/7/11
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