This public records headline will grab your attention

I’ve been working on a public records story for the past few weeks and have been struggling with the headline. Do I include the words “public records”? Will that bore people? How about “access” or “transparency”? While these topics are fascinating to me, I know not everyone feels the same.

That’s why I was impressed when I came across this headline from The News Tribune in Tacoma, Wash. That simple black box says it all.