Which VP candidate’s home-state newspaper had the better post-debate front page?
Who won Thursday night's debate: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan? Vice President Joe Biden? Moderator Martha Raddatz? The furniture?
The country's chattering class may need all weekend to argue these points. But in terms of newspaper design, the Oshkosh (Wis.) Northwestern scored a decisive victory over the (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal. Wisconsin enjoys an unfair advantage in such competitions, with far more print outlets than tiny Delaware to choose from. But despite a snappy headline treatment, even the The Times-Tribune, the daily covering Biden's hometown of Scranton, Pa., can't compete with the Northwestern's use of negative space.
All front pages are courtesy the Newseum.