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23 front pages from Nepal’s devastating earthquake

The number of dead keeps rising after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday. According to a report Monday morning from the BBC, that number is now up to 4,000. Here are 23 front pages from around the world that led with the news on Monday, from the Newseum and Kiosko. This is a huge collection, more than we’d normally gather, and there are a few reasons for that. Usually when a news event makes the front page, there are one or two photos that most newspapers use. Here, you’ll find images that zoom in to show people in Nepal and images that zoom out to show the devastation those people are now dealing with. And today, there are many of both. Also, it’s rare to find an event that makes front pages pretty much everywhere. Read more

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‘Seeing Red’: Front pages from states that swung on Tuesday night

Here are some front pages from states that switched from blue to red last night. There are many other notable fronts to point out, by the way, from the New York Post to the Daily News to the cover of Time. In Chicago, Red Eye is taking the conversation on Twitter and Instagram to “what now?” These pages are courtesy the Newseum.

Senate races:

From Arkansas, where Tom Cotton beat Sen. Mark Pryor, here’s the front of Little Rock’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:


From Colorado, where Sen. Mark Udall lost to Cory Gardner, here’s the front of the Fort Collins Coloradoan in Fort Collins:


From Iowa, where Joni Ernst beat Bruce Braley, here’s the The Des Moines Register:

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Steve Daines beat Amanda Curtis in Montana. Read more

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‘Vote’: Here’s how 5 newspapers put the election on the front page

Newspaper front pages can go in a number of directions on Election Day, but the general theme is usually clear — go and vote, here’s why. Here are five front pages from Tuesday that send that message out quite clearly. (Newseum, where I got these images, also has its own top 10.)

The (Appleton, Wisconsin) Post-Crescent:


The (Fond du lac, Wisconsin) Reporter:


The Poughkeepsie (New York) Journal:


The Baltimore Sun:


The Des Moines Register:


Related 5 voter guides, from BuzzFeed to Vice

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Newspapers celebrate World Cat Day

It’s World Cat Day. Happy World Cat Day. To help you celebrate, here are front pages featuring cats. (Front pages courtesy Newseum.) Read more


Sex-slave investigation shares Philly Daily News’ front page with ‘Sexy Singles’

Philadelphia’s location between several mid-Atlantic cities “creates a particularly attractive opportunity for the brokers of enslaved women,” Morgan Zalot writes in an investigation of sex trafficking published in the Philadelphia Daily News early Tuesday.

Philly is also a place where “Sexy Singles” appear in swimsuits, according to its front page.


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‘You made us proud’: Argentine paper celebrates second place

We’ve spent some time enjoying good, bad and the Turkish newspaper fronts during the World Cup. Here’s one last look at how newspapers in the losing and winning countries responded on the front page, courtesy the Newseum.

This is how you celebrate your team, even if that team came in second place (which seems pretty awesome to me). This front is from Buenos Aires Herald, in Buenos Aires, Argentina:


And from BILD, in Berlin, Germany, the shiny gold trophy it has used as the letter “i” in its name for most of the World Cup finally pays off:


Most of the Brazilian newspapers showed Germany’s team celebrating, but this is a nice photo illustration from Lance! โ€” Rio de Janeiro:


And finally, from Fotomac, in Istanbul, Turkey, just because we can:

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From ‘Homecoming King’ to ‘End of an Era’: How newspaper front pages handled LeBron’s decision

On Friday we highlighted The Plain Dealer’s famous 2010 front page when LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. Here’s how that newspaper โ€” and others, from Ohio to Florida โ€” handled his decision to return to Northeast Ohio (most images courtesy Newseum):

The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer

Akron Beacon Journal

The (Elyria, Ohio) Chronicle-Telegram

The (Massillon, Ohio) Independent

The (Willoughby, Ohio) News-Herald

The Columbus Dispatch

South Florida Sun-Sentinel


(Sports section front courtesy Sun-Sentinel)
Miami Herald

El Nuevo Herald
Daily News

New York Post

The New York Times


The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post


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Maya Angelou front pages: ‘Beyond Words’

I usually just choose a few front pages for these features, but today on the fronts of newspapers around the country, and a few around the world, there are images of Maya Angelou. In some, she’s younger, in some, she’s older. She’s smiling or speaking or laughing or just looking at the camera. There were many more than this collection I gathered from Newseum, but here’s a handful of the day’s tributes to Maya Angelou.

Buenos Aires Herald, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, Alabama

Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, California

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Executive ‘winced’ when he saw Daily Breeze’s Oscars headline

The Daily Breeze’s headline Monday marking “12 Years a Slave” ‘s Best Picture win was “tacky, ridiculous, stupid,” Michael Anastasi said in a phone call. Anastasi is the vice president of news and executive editor for Digital First Media’s Los Angeles News Group, which publishes The (Torrance, Calif.) Daily Breeze.

The headline reads: “‘Slave’ becomes master.” (“How does this actually get published?” Slade Sohmer writes.)

Anastasi said “I winced” when he saw the front, and that his “body is still contorted” from his physical reaction to the headline. He’s spoken to the Breeze’s editors, he said. “They feel terrible and have taken responsibility,” he said. “It should never have happened.” There will be internal discipline, Anastasi said, declining to elaborate. He says the people at the Breeze “work very hard day in and day out to do some terrific journalism.”

Not many people called to complain, he said, about four or five readers. Read more


‘Enough’! Newspapers chronicle never-ending winter


It’s March, right? After another round of snow, ice and cold in many parts of the country, it’s hard to tell.

The Virginian-Pilot has clearly had enough.

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