Category Archives: Newspapers

The New York Times and CBS Born

Today in 1851, the first issue of the New- York Daily Times was published. Six years alter it changed its name to The New-York Times. Also today, in 1927, the “Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System” went on the air  with a presentation … Continue reading

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The first issue of the first daily newspaper in the U.S is published

Today in 1833, the first issue of the The New York Sun was published. Steven Lubar in InfoCulture: “New technology, in fact, came along after (italics mine) the renaissance of the newspaper. The New York Sun was the first ‘penny paper,’ featuring … Continue reading

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“Ye Coming of September Morn”

Source: Omaha daily bee., August 31, 1913, Library of Congress, Chronicling America HT: Chris Adams  

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“It Shines for All”: Newspapers in America

One hundred and twenty years ago today (September 3, 1833), the first issue of the The New York Sun was published. Steven Lubar in InfoCulture: “New technology, in fact, came along after (italics mine) the renaissance of the newspaper. The New … Continue reading

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Breaking News from 1981: Read the Paper on You Home Computer!

“It takes over two hours to receive the entire text in a newspaper and it costs $5 for an hour of use so the ‘tele-paper’ won’t be much of a competition to the 20 cents street edition.”

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What Hath Tim Berners-Lee Wrought

Today in 1991, Tim Berners-Lee posted files to alt.hypertext, making the WorldWideWeb available to the Internet community. Berners-Lee message said, in part: “The WorldWideWeb (WWW) project aims to allow links to be made to any information anywhere… The WWW project … Continue reading

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News Networks Launched, Newspapers Survive

Today in 1846, the first telegraph link was established between New York City and Boston. From the AP Archives: “In the spring of 1846, Moses Yale Beach (1800-68), publisher of The New York Sun, establishes a pony express to deliver … Continue reading

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