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The Newspaper Timeline. 1690 Newspapers Come to the United States. Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick. 1704 until the Revolutionary War. Boston News-Letter. 1721 – Other newspapers followed. New England Courant. 1833. Benjamin Day founded the New York Sun. 1841.

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The Newspaper Timeline


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1690Newspapers Come to the United States

  • Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick


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1704 until the Revolutionary War

  • Boston News-Letter


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1721 – Other newspapers followed

  • New England Courant


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1833

  • Benjamin Day founded the New York Sun


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1841

  • The New York Tribune started by Horace Greeley


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1851

  • The New York Times founded by Henry Raymond


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1880-1890

  • Bigger and better presses allowed for faster printing and circulation increased

  • Photographs began to appear in the newspapers


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Yellow Journalism

  • Reporting sensational news stories that stretched the truth

  • The term yellow journalism was derived from a comic strip character named “The Yellow Kid.” The Kid was a street urchin in a yellow nightshirt created by artist Richard Outcast.


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1896

  • Richard Outcast’s Yellow Kid first appeared in Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World in a cartoon known Hogan’s Alley.


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1920

  • The number of daily newspapers increased until this time—when there were more than 2,000 in circulation. A gradual decline occurred over the next 50 years. New techniques and machines made printing more efficient, but also more expensive. Mergers, chains, and consolidations of newspapers resulted.


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1950

  • The advent of the television also contributed to the decreased in the number of papers.


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1990

  • Reporters could send news from around the world almost instantly using laptops and modems.


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1997

Statistics indicated:

  • 1500 daily newspapers were in circulation

  • 800 of these were afternoon papers

  • 700 were morning papers

  • Only 12 newspapers published both a morning and an evening paper


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Today

  • About 59% of Americans say they read the newspaper every day. The number of readers is slightly higher for Sunday editions.


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