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  • n. In newspaper and magazine publishing, a brief excerpt drawn from an article and used out of context.

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Examples

  • A pull-quote from a report on the re-opening of the Casino de Paris in Jerusalem attributed it to Tom Segev, Israeli historian.

    For the record

  • A fond (and familiar?) pull-quote for the flavor of it:

    Green: the new rose-colored glasses (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • For me, the article was immortalized by the following pull-quote from an anonymous Jordanian official, which crystallized the cynicism of geopolitics and the way nation-states function: "Look, nobody here likes Saddam, but people will not be happy when they see Iraqi babies dying on TV."

    Robert Koehler: Believe in Violence and Be Saved

  • The only time any media pays attention to them is when they need a pull-quote to decorate a shitty story.

    What's Wrong with this Picture?

  • Same with vocal 2A supporters, we can make the best arguments ever and get ignored 'the minute some nimrod comes out with a stupid line in public it becomes a pull-quote speaking for all gun owners in Time or LA Times, Washington Post, NYT etc..

    What's Wrong with this Picture?

  • McLellan was pooh-poohed as hyping the book based on a juicy editor's pull-quote or two at the time.

    The Fall Of The House Of Bush

  • Not even a generous pull-quote from Salon's opinion section can bring the sizzle back to this once sparkling Leading Troll's performances this week.

    Today's Primaries Could Change State Of The Race

  • I'd also forgotten that she had asked if they could use a pull-quote from a review as a blurb for the back cover, so it was a nice surprise to see my name there.

    a collection of singh

  • Sadly though, the studios opted to not take my advice and use “There were a lot of potato bugs.” as a pull-quote for the DVD.

    This Week in DVD & Blu-ray: Knowing, Push, and The Unborn | /Film

  • But, by creating a 'stripped of context' pull-quote/strapline from Todd's comment, (if he even said it - how do we know?), one begins to create the 'reality' of such a thing.

    Letter to America

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