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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.
May 3rd 2011, 6:29 AM 2,419 7

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.

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