The disaster makes headlines around the world   Leave a comment

The Titanic disaster makes headlines all around the world.  Big newspapers and small ones alike are scrambling for the latest news of the sinking and the survivors.  In their hurry to be the first to post a piece of news, some papers ultimately publish false information.

The Republic reports 1475 lost souls in the disaster

The Republic reports 1475 lost souls in the disaster

 

Headline from the Morning Leader falsely reports 1800 lost souls

Headline from the Morning Leader falsely reports 1800 lost souls

 

The Boston Daily Globe reports 1500 lost souls and 675 survivors aboard the Carpathia

The Boston Daily Globe reports 1500 lost souls and 675 survivors aboard the Carpathia

 

The Syracuse Herald falsely reports that all Titanic passengers were saved

The Syracuse Herald falsely reports that all Titanic passengers were saved

 

The New York American reports 1500 - 1800 dead

The New York American reports 1500 - 1800 dead

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