A question of style

Check out the screengrabs from a trio of news sites from just a minute ago -- 1:45 p.m. -- which reveal a bit about their respective DNA:

The sober NY Times, which lets you know the crisis is still unfolding, but points out the encouraging fact that radiation levels have fallen:

The LA Times, which leads with the stricken nation's mood, and also updates you on the severity of ongoing events:


And then there's the the Huffington Post, those wily wizards of SEO, who go all out with a screaming DANGER ZONE banner hed, a "brink" and "crisis" and "catastrophe" drop hed, and a doomsday frenzy of subheds.



Talk about brinksmanship.

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