An extra edition newspaper (from 15 years ago). There are water stains, traces of patchwork, and so on.
RITSUKO (OFF):“However, truth is often suppressed.
Fifteen years ago, mankind...”
TEXT:“Giant Explosion at the South Pole”
The Evangelion Encyclopedia:The newspaper Maiasa Shinbun, episode 7: The name of the Maiasa Shinbun (lit. "the newspaper of all mornings") that is used to show the official
version of the reasons for Second Impact) is most probably the fusion of the names of two existing newspapers, the MAInichi Shinbun ("the newspaper of all days") and the ASAhi Shinbun ("the newspaper of the Rising Sun").
The head office address is the same of Gainax's.
So, MAInichi Shimbun (毎日新聞) + ASAhi Shimbun (朝日新聞) = Maiasa Shinbun (毎朝新聞).