1. In early 2014, a series of devastating catastrophes bring about Armageddon. Papers of record like the New York Times soberly report this news.
2. The Guardian tries to provide comprehensive live coverage of the end of days.
3. Striving for balance, the BBC makes sure it also gives airtime to the views of the radioactive mutant zombies:
4. The Daily Mail saw all this coming.
6. Meanwhile, on the cable channels, Fox News is pretty sure it knows who to blame…
7. …while MSNBC is pretty sure it knows who to blame.
10. There is brief hope, as The Times of London works out how to make it through alive.
Unfortunately it’s behind a paywall so nobody sees it.
11. Of course, there’s still plenty of celebrity news to keep people occupied.
12. As always, Twitter is an up-to-date and reliable source of information.
13. While Instagram is mostly #undeadselfies and asteroid sunsets.
15. Some sites try to find a fresh, thought-provoking angle on the news.
17. And others mostly just criticise everybody else’s reaction to the end of the world.
18. Local newspapers focus on how the apocalypse is affecting their area.
19. And for the few who have escaped the initial slaughter, thoughts turn to long-term survival.
22. BuzzFeed is basically still BuzzFeed…
23. …while the Daily Express continues to focus on the really important issues.
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