CHARLES APPLE WROTE: You think of USA Today as being the home of the huge mega-graphic, but how often do you see one on page one?
Not that often. The front page of USA Today is tightly formatted, leaving no room for a huge visual. Notable exceptions are things like election day or 9/11, when the format is tossed in favor of
a huge gee-whiz photo.
That’s why today’s front page is so notable. USA Today ran a huge diagram of the entire oil spill scene including the “top kill” procedure underway right now, all drawn to scale:
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