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Category: Newspapers...

  • forerunners of the modern newspaper appeared in ancient Rome (the Acta diurnal, "daily acts")
  • The New-England Courant (1721, now Hartford) was the first independent newspaper in the English colonies
  • declarations of love in newspaper ads
  • a copy of the newspaper from the day you were born
  • online newspapers are often free, based on expectation of advertising revenues, combined with lower printing and distribution costs
  • A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever. (G. Keillor)
  • A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier. (H.L. Mencken)
  • A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day. (Jim Bishop)
  • Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed. (E. Hubbard)