troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Front Page Comment
When a newspaper places its viewpoint directly on the front page as a headline. Done by tabloids and The Independent in the UK.

It's best to give a real life example. On 4 November 2004, the day after George W. Bush was re-elected as US President, The Independent had a montage of images of the bad things of the first Bush term (including an Abu Ghraib picture) with the headline "Four More Years".

The Sun does this quite often as well, sometimes against the French; when the implementation of the Euro was being discussed in 1990, it showed its displeasure with the then President of the EEC with the headline "UP YOURS DELORS".

The New York Post is possibly the best-known American example - for instance, when a government study group recommended an end to the Iraq War, the Post cover stuck their faces onto photos of apes, with the headline "Surrender Monkeys".

Older folks might remember the New York Daily News front page pictured here.
Fashion MagazinePrint Media Tropes'How I Wrote This Article" Article

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
1604
0