Monday, May 2, 2011
Is this the newest catch phrase?
What better place than the Newseum, a Washington D.C. museum featuring news and news gathering, to check world opinion and reaction to Osama bin Laden's death on Sunday. Front pages screamed the news.
Editors nearly everywhere saw bin Laden's being killed as front page headlines (for some papers, it was too late for Monday editions). It's interesting to see another nation's point of view.
Most newspapers showed remarkable restraint in announcing bin Laden's death, saying simply, "bin Laden Dead" or "Justice". Some suggested he "rot in hell" or "burn in hell".
The Tampa Bay Times in Florida gets my vote for having the catchiest headline of all-- "Got Him (shot him)".