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Rot In Hell: The US newspapers on Bin Laden’s death

The North American print media pulled no punches in its coverage of the reports of terrorist’s death.

Los Angeles Times front page
Los Angeles Times front page

Reprinted with permission from Business Insider

By Glynnis MacNicol

NEWS OF OSAMA Bin Laden’s death on Sunday night broke so late (in the US it was after 10.30pm EST) that it sent all the East Coast newspapers scrambling to replace their front pages.

The New York Times scrapped what it had and went with a six-column, two-row headline while the New York Post went the the most obvious route.

Rot In Hell: The US newspapers on Bin Laden’s death
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  • The Globe and Mail

  • The Toronto Sun

  • The Miami Herald

  • The Dallas Morning News

  • USA Today

  • The Washington Post

  • Arizona Daily Star

  • Chicago Tribune

  • Los Angeles Times

  • Philadelphia Daily News

  • The Star Ledger

  • Daily News

  • New York Post

  • The New York Times

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