Often when a reporter comes back from a story assignment, an editor will ask, "What's the headline?" It's a way to shortcut a lengthy conversation without getting bogged down in detail, and it can help the reporter clarify the direction the story will take before he or she starts writing.
We had our first meeting this week of the Nevada Appeal's Readers Advisory Panel, a group of readers assembled to provide feedback, guidance and constructive criticism on how we can make this a better paper. Here are the headlines from Thursday's gathering:
"Accuracy is king."
Every good journalist strives for …