Global Pandemic, Global Coverage
Turns out that coverage of the swine flu in the U.S. was actually less sensationalized than was media coverage in some other major nations.
As Obama Takes Office, Global Press Turns to Regional Concerns
The celebratory tone that characterized international media coverage of Barack Obama’s historic election victory was again pervasive in many of the stories about his inauguration. However, many newspapers noted the more somber tone of Obama’s speech, and were themselves relatively somber about the enormous challenges and inflated expectations facing the new president.