The Information Age

Early Colonial and American Newspapers

The Boston Newsletter” is Established by John  Campbell. This was America’s first continuously published newspaper until 1719 when the “Boston Gazette” began publishing.

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For more milestones in journalism, see:

  1. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/07/acta-diurna-the-first-daily-gazette/
  2. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/18/weekly-gazettes-distributed-in-venice/
  3. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/19/yellow-journalism/
  4. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/19/muckrakers-and-investigative-journalism/
  5. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/20/cnn-ireport-founded/
  6. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/the-age-of-new-journalism/

 

Source: Anthony R. Fellow, American Media History (Boston: Wadsworth, 2005),13-83.

Image Source:  Masachusetts Historical Society, “The Boston News-Letter,” http://www.masshist.org/objects/2004april.cfm (accessed October 10, 2011).

Link: http://krineholt.umwblogs.org/2011/09/27/problems-with-early-newspapers-project-for-part-1-2/

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