Print Media

THE PRINT MEDIA

25,000 to 30,000 years ago B.C first humans drew on the wall of the caves. Newspaper started appearing in late 1600 and early 1700. The first paper mill in the U.S was founded in 1690 in Philadelphia. Newspaper was an special role for spreading news about political situation happening in the country. Publick Occurrences, Both Foreign and Domestick, the first newspaper published in America, was printed by Richard Pierce and edited by Benjamin Harris in Boston on September 25, 1690. It was Published without authority, it was immediately suppressed, the publisher of the newspaper got arrested, and all copies were destroyed. However, it remained forgotten until 1845 when the only known surviving example was discovered in the British Library. The first successful newspaper was the Boston News-Letter, begun by postmaster John Campbell in 1704.

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