07/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Jackson's Death On Newspaper Front Pages (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Michael Jackson's death was the lead story on Friday's newspapers nationwide, from the big national papers to the local Indiana dailies near his hometown of Gary.

In the slideshow below, see how the different newspapers front-paged the story, and vote on how well they conveyed the news (from "Beat It!" to "Thriller").