Writing headlines is a specialty - there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn't write a headline to save their lives.
If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked.
Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper.