July 25, 2007

Harry Potter Spoilers

Compared to all other articles that I’ve read by both the New York Times and the LA Times, I think this may be the only occasion where the LA Times has an article that is longer than the NY Times.

As the opening sales of the last Harry Potter book of the seven book series is approaching, there are rumors of the possible endings and self-proclaiming spoilers for the book.

It turns out, 20 books were shipped a few days early from an online shopping company.

The NY Times focuses mainly on the issue of early shipments and other actions that J.K. Rowling’s publishers are taking.

The LA Times focuses more on Rowling’s comments and elaborates on the issue of early shipment.