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Feb 20, 2005
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"Man Bites Dog": How Headlines Have Changed Over 60 Years

Dog Bites Man: No Story. Man Bites Dog: Story?

Sixty years ago the headline 'Man Bites Dog' would have secured a front page story in almost every local paper in the world.

Today, with journalism shock inflation running at record levels, such a headline may never even make it into the paper at all.

Today, as we look back in a Bygones special, we ask how have headlines changed since 1945...?

Yosemite Yodeller
1945
Big Tree Offers Visitors Shelter In Rain Shower
2005
Couple Conceive Under Big Tree, Determined to Return For Birth There
 
Melbourne Moon
1945
Old Lady Eats Cake
2005
Old Ladys 'Cake Or Death' Dilemma, Latest
 
Sydney Bugle
1945
42 Year Old Surfer Retires Unhurt
2005
Naked Surfer 7 Minutes From Death After 14 Shark Snap Shocker, Says 'I Will Return To Find My Lost Flipper'
 
Paris Gazette
1945
Man Bites Puppy
2005
Woman Serves Stewed Family Pet For Lunch After Watching Fatal Attraction
 
New Delhi Daily
1945
Child Drinks Glass of Water
2005
70 Feared Drowned In 'Largest Number Of People In Swimming Pool At One Time' World Record
 
London Morning Post
1945
Chemist Bites Dog
2005
My Seven In A Bed Romp With London Chemist
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