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Best headlines provide a link between the verb and the subject of the sentence. Try to come up with verbs that also define the subject in some important way.
In Object Oriented Programming (OOP) jargon, the “method” should be an “attribute” of the “object” itself.
For example, here is a great headline from Wall Street Journal (June 25, 2007):
“Gazprom Pipeline Plan May Fuel Worry.”
“Fuel” is what flows from a pipeline and it also has a double meaning of “exacerbating.”
But here is a miss from the same issue:
“Milk-Price Rise Expected to Steepen in July.”
“Steepen” is not a verb intrinsically related to milk. But milk, when overheated, boils over in a froth.
So what about:
“Milk-Price Rise Expected to Froth Over in July”?
That would have been perfect in my judgment.