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The Evolution of Newspaper<br />By: Kyle Langfoss<br />
Introduction<br />Today’s newspapers are the offspring of countless predecessors<br />New technologies shaped the path by ...
Acta Diurna<br />Latin for “Daily Acts”<br />Acted as a gazette of daily Roman official notices<br />Carved into wood or s...
This is a different version from the original Acta Diurna. A photograph of the original, Roman version would be impossible...
Notizie Scritte<br />First monthly publication ever made<br />Started in Venice<br />Cost one gazetta<br />Handwritten doc...
Venice’s Notizie Scritte is an extremely  old publication. No images could be found. Here is what Venice looked like once ...
Relation<br />First weekly printed publication<br />Also commonly recognized as first “newspaper”<br />Started in Antwerp,...
La Gazette<br />First weekly in France<br />Founded by Théophraste Renaudot<br />Originally published as “Gazette de Franc...
Post-och Inrikes Tidningar <br />Swedish newspaper <br />Translation - “Post and Domestic Times”<br />Started in 1645<br /...
Publick Occurences<br />First ever American newspaper<br />Printed in Boston, 1690, by Benjamin Harris<br />The newspaper ...
Daily Courant<br />First successful English-language daily<br />First published by Elizabeth Mallet<br />Became a daily pa...
Boston News-Letter<br />First continuously published American newspaper<br />Founded by John Campbell in 1704<br />Limited...
National papers of America Today<br />N.Y. Times<br />Started in NYC, largest local metro paper in U.S.<br />Founded 1851<...
From Acta Diurna to Today<br />Advents in technologies shaped the means by which newspapers could be produced and circulat...
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Evolution of Newspaper

A look at the major newspaper publications, and their predecessors, over time

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Evolution of Newspaper

  1. 1. The Evolution of Newspaper<br />By: Kyle Langfoss<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Today’s newspapers are the offspring of countless predecessors<br />New technologies shaped the path by which newspapers became what they are today<br />We’ll examine some of the more monumental publications…<br />
  3. 3. Acta Diurna<br />Latin for “Daily Acts”<br />Acted as a gazette of daily Roman official notices<br />Carved into wood or stone and then presented to the people<br />59 B.C.<br />First predecessor to the common newspaper<br />
  4. 4. This is a different version from the original Acta Diurna. A photograph of the original, Roman version would be impossible to find as it dates back to 59 B.C.<br />
  5. 5. Notizie Scritte<br />First monthly publication ever made<br />Started in Venice<br />Cost one gazetta<br />Handwritten documents<br />Began in1556<br />
  6. 6. Venice’s Notizie Scritte is an extremely old publication. No images could be found. Here is what Venice looked like once ago.<br />
  7. 7. Relation<br />First weekly printed publication<br />Also commonly recognized as first “newspaper”<br />Started in Antwerp, Germany by Johann Carolus<br />First issues released in 1605<br />
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  9. 9. La Gazette<br />First weekly in France<br />Founded by Théophraste Renaudot<br />Originally published as “Gazette de France”<br />Started May 30, 1631 and ended in 1915<br />
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  11. 11. Post-och Inrikes Tidningar <br />Swedish newspaper <br />Translation - “Post and Domestic Times”<br />Started in 1645<br />Still published today, making it the oldest newspaper ever<br />
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  13. 13. Publick Occurences<br />First ever American newspaper<br />Printed in Boston, 1690, by Benjamin Harris<br />The newspaper angered officials, and it was promptly shut down<br />Only one issue ever was published<br />It was only 2 pages<br />
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  15. 15. Daily Courant<br />First successful English-language daily<br />First published by Elizabeth Mallet<br />Became a daily paper in 1702<br />Ended in 1735<br />Single page with two columns, meant to cover foreign news<br />
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  17. 17. Boston News-Letter<br />First continuously published American newspaper<br />Founded by John Campbell in 1704<br />Limited circulation<br />Heavily subsidized by Brittain<br />
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  19. 19. National papers of America Today<br />N.Y. Times<br />Started in NYC, largest local metro paper in U.S.<br />Founded 1851<br />Wall Street Journal<br />Largest paper in U.S. by circulation (2.1 million)<br />Founded 1889<br />USA Today<br />Widest spanning newspaper (distributed in all 50 states, Canada, D.C., Guam and Puerto Rico)<br />Founded 1982<br />
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  23. 23. From Acta Diurna to Today<br />Advents in technologies shaped the means by which newspapers could be produced and circulated<br />Acta Diurna was carved into stone and wood, and orally spread to the people<br />Today, the internet, postal system and various forms of broadcast media can bring newspapers to you<br />

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