Newseum’s “Today’s Front Pages” lets you see and read the current front page from hundreds of newspapers in dozens of countries. They also keep an archive of front pages for historically important days such as presidential elections, terrorist attacks, and natural disasters. Their November 5th “Obama Victory” collection includes 741 front pages from 67 countries at www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default_archive.asp?fpArchive=110508. Their January 21st “Obama Inauguration” collection includes 770 front pages from 74 countries at www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default_archive.asp?fpArchive=012109.
Each front page is linked to a high-quality PDF of that page, and you can click to go to that newspaper’s website. You can choose a front page by clicking a thumbnail image, by choosing from an alphabetical list organized by region, or by clicking on a map. Explore it at www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
Jeff Gamet is a contributing editor for Design Tools Monthly, the executive summary of graphic design news. He is also the morning editor and reviews editor for The Mac Observer and iPodObserver.com, and contributing writer for Layers Magazine and Photoshop User. He writes the InBrief column for InDesign Magazine, and is the author of “The Designer’s Guide to Mac OS X,” from Peachpit Press
When Jeff isn’t writing about the graphic design world, he’s talking about it on the Design Tools Weekly podcast with co-host Jay Nelson. He also talks about Apple and the Mac world every week on The Mac Observer’s Apple Weekly Report.
Jeff studies, tests and reviews new software and technologies for the Macintosh community as well as the design and print industries. He is a former Pre-press specialist, and has nearly 25 years experience with computer technology. Jeff trains, lectures and consults on techniques for more efficiently using Mac OS X in creative environments throughout the country.
In the rare moments when he can get away from his MacBook Pro, Jeff spends his time climbing and biking in the Colorado mountains.