By Julie Moos
When the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking arrives on a Sunday, you can be sure newspapers planned for it. That planning shows in the front pages featured below, four of which cleverly recreated their fronts from 100 years ago, while others depended on strong photography and local angles to capture readers who remain fascinated with this historic event. I’ve selected a sample of the most interesting tributes (some pages are cropped); the complete collection is available on the Newseum website, where these images were found. || Related: How sinking of Titanic raised new era in journalism (Fargo Forum) | First reports of the historic disaster were slow and not always acc... (Daily News/Gazette) | How the New York Times invented disaster coverage with Titanic sinking (Poynter)
Several newspapers included their original front pages in photos or smaller images on today’s covers.
A few newspapers used the top of the front page to tease Titanic coverage.
Most newspapers focused on a local angle and the long-term effects of the Titanic sinking on descendants or others in the community.