Spreading the News, From This Nation and Beyond

As the late-night electoral vote counts came in for swing states around the country Tuesday, many news outlets, from CNN to the BBC, had already proclaimed victory for Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States and the first black man to hold the office in the nation’s history.

Wednesday and today, newspapers across the globe echoed the enthusiasm, excitement, and jubilation in bold headlines and prominent front page design, with many editions of newspapers selling out within hours of release. These pieces of history will remind all of us for years to come of the momentous nature of such an election and such at triumph.

Here are few of those front pages, both national and international:

hartford_courant

Hartford, Connecticut


tallahassee_democrat

Tallahassee, Florida

phillyinquire

Philadelphia

arizonadailystar

Tucson, Arizona

ancorage

Anchorage, Alaska

miamiherald

Miami, Florida

virginian-pilot

Norfolk, Virginia

al_bn

Birmingham, Alabama

ncobserver1

Charlotte, North Carolina

rocky_mtn_news1

Denver, Colorado

nyt

New York

suntimes

chicagosuntimes

Chicago

johanafrica

South Africa

iceland

Iceland

italy

Italy

indonesia

Indonesia

sudbury-canada

Canada

colombia

Colombia

brazil

ACROSS THE WEB

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