Change the Field Name for a Content Type

When I created a new Content Type in WSS 3.0 I could not find a way to change the name of the Title Field with out changing the base Item Type.

When you add a Field to a Content Type, you are actually creating FieldLinks, so you need to change the name of the Link not the Field.

The snippet below shows how to change the Title Display Name to Company

SPFieldLink fieldLink = contentType.FieldLinks["Title"];
fieldLink.DisplayName = "Company";
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