Page One: Celebrity death edition

Here’s some newspaper front pages from around the world today and how they played the deaths of Michael Jackson (mostly) and Farrah Fawcett (hardly).

Treatment ranges from the “Let’s ignore it because it’s not a local story” (Guelph Mercury and Montrose Daily Press) to “Let’s blow out the front page” (The Denver Post).

Of course the UK’s tabs weigh in with JACKO DEAD.

My vote for most bizarre — “Whaddya mean we don’t have a photo of the corpse? Just find me a photo as close as you can get!” (Las Ultimas Noticias).

Front Pages from The Newseum (



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