Two Words: ‘Scalia Dead’

By Richard Horgan Comment

Sometimes, there’s no need to be verbose. As a number of papers today are displaying, the death this weekend of a Supreme Court Justice with a distinguishing last name can be relayed with the same finality as many of the verdicts Antonin Scalia famously had a hand in.

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Several papers opted for different two-word headlines.

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And Scalia was such a recognizable figure than in at least one group of editor’s eyes (New Hampshire’s Portsmouth Herald), a single word was sufficient. RIP.

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Previously on the Adweek Blog Network:
Networks Break In With News of Justice Scalia’s Death
 
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