This very text appears in the headline of a newspaper in various films and tv-series all around the world.
It is a fictional newspaper, used just for show. It has a familiar look but all content is fictional.
Any idea why? Perhaps this:
At a guess: paranoid studio lawyers don’t want to use real newspapers because they think that they might get a copyright complaint from the paper (despite this incidental use being clearly fair use), so they insist that set-dressers all use the same prop that’s fully rights-cleared. #
The image even appears in advertising clips.
In Other News…
Another headline states: Compromise Housing Bill Sent to President for OK.
If you feel like completing our knowledge of this fictional newspaper, here is a mosaic of other appearances. Even more at: Crossover at Picasa.