Banner: A wide headline extending across the entire page. Byline: The reporter’s name, usually at the beginning of a story. Cutline: A line or block of type providing descriptive information about a photo. Deck: A small headline running below the main headline; also called a drop head. Drop head: A small headline running below the main headline; also called a deck. Flag: The name of a newspaper as it’s displayed on Page One; also called a nameplate. Folio: Type at the top of an inside page giving the newspaper’s name, date and page number. Grid: The underlying pattern of lines forming the framework of a page; also, to align elements on a page. Gutter: The space running vertically between columns.
Headline: Large type running above or beside a story to summarize its content; also called a head, for short. Leading: Vertical spacing between lines of type, measured in points. Subhead: Lines of type, often bold, used to divide text into smaller sections. Tabloid: A newspaper format that’s roughly half the size of a broadsheet newspaper.