Great letter to the editor
Re: "White House blasts critic of terror war"
To the editors:
Let me help you with your job.
Man bites dog: NEWS.
Dog bites man: NOT news.
Top anti-terrorism official criticizes President: NEWS.
Administration flaks deny charges from critic: NOT news.
This simple list of examples may help you in designing your next set of headlines.
Best of all -- they're publishing it!