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TBD, August 24, 2011

D.C. earthquake: An analysis of newspaper covers

That horrified woman in the purple shirt appeared on the front page of no less than four D.C.-area newspapers, exposing a lack of originality in the local press. Click through as we dissect the covers.

The Washington Examiner

The jarring angle of this photo, plus the covered mouths and bright-yellow, exclamatory text, vividly convey the hysteria that none of us experienced. Also, note the first of many Elvis references.