Banner Headlines for Tumultuous Times
For this newspaper, the extraordinary events of the past few months have demanded headlines that take up space.
Jacey Fortin, Judith Levitt and
Jan. 16, 2021Updated 11:55 a.m. ET
Every once in a while, a news headline calls out for big, bold font.
How do you mark the most significant events when the news is so relentlessly remarkable? At The New York Times, one way is to make the headlines very large.
A banner headline is typically one that stretches across a newspaper’s front page or website. It uses jumbo letters and bold type to convey the magnitude of a news item, pushing other articles out of its way.
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