In early 2014, a series of devastating catastrophes bring about Armageddon. Papers of record like the New York Times soberly report this news. nytimes.com & Computer Earth The Guardian tries to provide comprehensive live coverage of the end of days. theguardian.com Stokkete, Ilya Andriyanov, Jeff Thrower Striving for balance, the BBC makes sure it also gives airtime to the views of the radioactive mutant zombies: Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF BBC & Orion Pictures / Via youtube.com & youtube.com The Daily Mail saw all this coming. dailymail.co.uk & Ronald Sumners/Melkor3D/udra11 The Washington Post digs into the data. washingtonpost.com Meanwhile, on the cable channels, Fox News is pretty sure it knows who to blame... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox News & Buena Vista / Via youtube.com & youtube.com ...while MSNBC is pretty sure it knows who to blame. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MSNBC / Via youtube.com Getty Images & YorkBerlin Reddit gets to work... reddit.com Valve & numlok.com ...but results are mixed. imgur.com & Nemar74 There is brief hope, as The Times of London works out how to make it through alive. thetimes.co.uk & katalinks Unfortunately it's behind a paywall so nobody sees it. Of course, there's still plenty of celebrity news to keep people occupied. tmz.com & arindambanerjee / Getty Images As always, Twitter is an up-to-date and reliable source of information. twitter.com & Picsfive/REDAV While Instagram is mostly #undeadselfies and asteroid sunsets. instagram.com & Elisanth instagram.com & Igor Zh. Some sites try to find a fresh, thought-provoking angle on the news. slate.com Others look for a positive message amidst the gloom. upworthy.com And others mostly just criticise everybody else's reaction to the end of the world. telegraph.co.uk & Sarah Cheriton-Jones Local newspapers focus on how the apocalypse is affecting their area. stokesentinel.co.uk & 1000 Words/A_Sh/Halina Yakushevich And for the few who have escaped the initial slaughter, thoughts turn to long-term survival. modernfarmer.com Some things stay reassuringly familiar throughout the horror, though. For example, the "Shipping Forecast" is still broadcast on BBC Radio 4... ...and naturally, NPR goes on a pledge drive. npr.org BuzzFeed is basically still BuzzFeed... buzzfeed.com & Getty Images/val lawless/Tom Wang/Lana K + youtube.com & as above ...while the Daily Express continues to focus on the really important issues. Express/TravnikovStudio/Igor Zh.