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The History of Newspapers

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Robin Farrell

on 4 September 2012

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618 to 906 1645 1690 1704 1831 1856 1860 1873 1880 1967 Today T’ang Dynasty - the first printing is done in China using ink on carved wooden blocks begins to make multiple transfers of an image to paper. Post-och Inrikes Tidningar is published in Sweden and is still being published today, making it the world's oldest newspaper. The first newspaper is published in America, Publick Occurrences. Considered the world’s first journalist, Daniel Defoe publishes the Review. The famous abolitionist newspaper The Liberator is first published by William Lloyd Garrison. Machines now mechanically fold newspapers. A "morgue" in newspaper terms means an archive. The New York Herald starts the first morgue. First illustrated daily newspaper published in New York. First halftone photograph (Shantytown) published in a newspaper. Newspapers use digital production processes and began using computers for operations. This decade has had one of the worst advertising revenues in history, but things are looking up as the economy gets better. More and more newspapers are going digital, too. Sources:
http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/printing_4.htm http://bit.ly/OVTuYa http://www.nytimes.com/ 1877 First weather report with map published in Australia The History of Newspapers By Robin Farrell:) I know, that's not Australia, just use your imagination!
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