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Osama Bin Laden Dead: Newspaper Front Page Push Fear, Joy And Hate

OSAMA bin Laden is dead and the news media use the demise of the Al Qaeda leader to push their own agendas. Let’s look at the those front page-headlines:

“Killed in his lair – Now the West Fears reprisals” – i

A day of hope and “mission accomplished” is turned into a time of fear.

“Justice is done” – The Times echoes the words of Obama, who in his broadcast uses the death to bolster his own credentials. He begins:

“Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people…”

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Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment