History of newspapers and magazines
Before the invention of newspapers in the early 17th century, official government bulletins were circulated at times in some centralized empires. The earliest newspapers date to 17th-century Europe wh...
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List of the oldest newspapers
This list of the oldest newspapers sorts the newspapers of the world by the date of their first publication. The earliest newspapers date to China where newspapers were printed using wooden plates wit...
List of the oldest newspapers - Wikipedia
History of British newspapers

During the 17th century, there were many kinds of publications that told both news and rumours. Among these were pamphlets, posters, ballads etc. Even when the news periodicals emerged, many of t...
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History of American newspapers
The history of American newspapers begins in the early 18th century with the publication of the first colonial newspapers.
It was James Franklin, Benjamin Franklin’s older brother, who first made ...
History of American newspapers - Wikipedia
History of Canadian newspapers
In Canada, the emergence of the free press was a difficult process that took many years to come to realization after a beginning rife with censorship and government control. "Compared to Europe, or ev...
History of Middle Eastern newspapers
The history of Middle Eastern newspapers goes back to the 19th century. Many editors were not only journalists but also writers, philosophers and politicians. With unofficial journals, these intellect...
Amor De Cosmos
Amor De Cosmos (August 20, 1825 – July 4, 1897) was a Canadian journalist, publisher and politician. He served as the second Premier of British Columbia.
Amor de Cosmos was born William Alexander...
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Joseph Willcocks
Joseph Willcocks (1773 – September 4, 1814) was a publisher, a political figure and ultimately, a traitor in Upper Canada.
He was born in Palmerstown, Ireland in 1773. He came to York (Toron...
Joseph Howe
Joseph Howe, PC (December 13, 1804 – June 1, 1873) was a Nova Scotian journalist, politician, and public servant. He is one of Nova Scotia's greatest and best-loved politicians. His considerable skill...
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William Lyon Mackenzie
William Lyon Mackenzie (March 12, 1795 – August 28, 1861) was a Scottish-born Canadian and American journalist and politician. He was the first mayor of Toronto, Upper Canada and was a leader d...
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Fleury Mesplet
Fleury Mesplet (January 10, 1734 – January 24, 1794) was a French-born Canadian printer best known for founding the Montreal Gazette, Quebec's oldest daily newspaper, in 1778.
Mesplet was bo...
Henry B. Anthony
Henry Bowen Anthony (April 1, 1815 – September 2, 1884) was a United States newspaperman and political figure. He served as editor and was later part owner of the Providence Journal. He was the 21st G...
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John Bushell
John Bushell (March 18, 1715 — c. January 22, 1761) was the first printer in what is now Canada.Bushell was born in Boston, Massachusetts and was apprenticed as a printer there. He subsequently worked...
Public sphere
The public sphere (German: Öffentlichkeit) is an area in social life where individuals can come together to freely discuss and identify societal problems, and through that discussion influence politic...
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