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‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration

Here is a look at how major newspapers across the world and at home reported President Biden’s inauguration.

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Here is a look at how major newspapers across the world and at home reported President Biden’s inauguration.
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Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States and his declaration that “democracy has prevailed” dominated headlines in major newspapers across the world.

Here is a look at how major newspapers across the world and at home reported President Biden’s inauguration.

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Calling the Vice President “history-making”, The Washington Post went with “Biden: ‘Unity is the path’” and carried a photo of the inauguration.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration

The New York Times, like other dailies, dedicated the entire front page to the historic day. Its headline read, “‘DEMOCRACY HAS PREVAILED’: BIDEN VOWS TO MEND NATION”.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
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Even The Guardian and Financial Times carried Biden’s “Democracy has prevailed” statement as their headlines.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
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The Daily Telegraph headline was another choice quote from Biden’s speech – “End this uncivil war” – while The Times went with “Time for unity”.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
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‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration

Daily Mail chose a more direct headline “DON’S GONE...LET’S GO JOE!” while the South China Morning Post, with a conservative headline and a single story on the inauguration, said: “World wakes up to new American leader”.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
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In India, The Times of India went with a straight headline, quoting Biden’s statement that his government “Will defeat white supremacy and domestic terrorism”. The Hindustan Times went with “Mr. Presidential”, while The Telegraph carried the headline: “BIDEN’S BATTLE TO END UNCIVIL WAR”.

‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration
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‘Democracy Has Prevailed’: How Dailies Reported Biden Inauguration

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