July 11, 2014

In Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, the front page of Saturday’s newspapers will be celebratory (here’s a look at The Plain Dealer’s). Throughout South Florida, the tone will likely be a little different.

Here’s an early look at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s front page:


The page is the work of designer Lillian Mayor and design director David Schutz. Said associate editor Anne Vasquez: “We were looking for moody and melancholy to capture this end of an era.”

Tomorrow morning we’ll bring you a look at the best front pages related to LeBron James’ decision to leave the Miami Heat and return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the meantime, here’s a Poynter story exploring the enduring significance of newspaper A1s after historical events.

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Sam Kirkland is Poynter's digital media fellow, focusing on mobile and social media trends. Previously, he worked at the Chicago Sun-Times as a digital editor,…
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