Good news coverage is always very important to keep yourself informed, but in times of war this importance is amplified manyfold.
I still clearly remember when the Gulf war-Operation Desert storm broke out, it was probably one of the first times there was instant live news coverage of a war, and it was mesmerizing, The media used then was television, of course during WWII the television wasn’t as advanced as it is now so people relied on Newspapers to stay informed.
Some of the news coverage was heavily propagandized though. Below are some examples of Newspaper headlined from WWII, in no particular order.
1943 Volkischer Beobachter (Germany) front page reporting the German Army defeat at Stalingrad saying “They died, so that Germany can live”
This is a strange one, it is a German propaganda news paper in English , called Swastika Times.
The Axis powers, especially Germany, also produced leaflets…
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