Hold your head up
ACES announces the winners in its headline contest:
Division I: Jim Webster, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times
Division II: Vic Odegar, The Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise
Division III: Matt Ochsner, Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune
Division IV: None
Division V: The Los Angeles Times, Portfolio A
Some of my favorites:
McDonald’s takes quarter pounding
Woman who wouldn’t wear pants wins suit
Cry at Caltech: Oh, the Humanities!
As Poetry, Is
Humorist Hart Seely has put together a book
of quotations from Defense Secretary Donald
H. Rumsfeld that contains some, uh, real gems.
Says who? ACES lists these judges:
The panel of judges was led by Vincent Rinehart, editorial copy chief of The Washington Post; Alex Cruden, chief editor of the copy desks at the Detroit Free Press; Richard Holden, executive director of the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund; Tim Kelly, editor of The Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise; and Michael Chihak, editor of The Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen. Judges included leading editors from The New York Times, The Denver Post, The New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Houston Chronicle and The Baltimore Sun.