Workshop at the College of Education, University of Kufa, on News Headlines (Their Linguistic Structure and Translation)
Faculty of Education/ Media Section
The Department of English Language at the Faculty of Education at the University of Kufa has held a workshop on news headlines (their linguistic structure and translation). The lecturer Raed Abdel Hassan gave a lecture in which he touched on the linguistic composition of news headlines and their translation from English into Arabic, and the reasons that drive news editors to write headlines in their brief, distinguished and interesting form. He also went on indicating the general characteristics of the news and the difficulties and challenges faced by the translator in the translation of news. He stressed on the need to simplify the news message in terms of meaning and make it clear, understandable and not confusing for the recipient.