Sword Penny

Sword Penny - THE PENNY PRESS BENAJMIN DAY & the New York...

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THE PENNY PRESS 1833 Day began New York Sun It Shines for All and within two years it had a daily circulation of 15,000 Popular journalism--crime and human interest stories-- were his mainstays. Steam-powered press--technology--was what helped him most. Day’s model came from the London newspapers How did the common people learn to read? Newspapers ran literacy campaigns Newspaper editorial pages helped with public education in the 1890s when it became mandatory Reporter and editor not a printer Had worked as a Washington correspondent, also in North Carolina and New York City When he was 40 years old with $500 he founded the New York Morning Herald on Wall Street James Gordon Bennett and his New York Herald had a mission: to reform and revitalize American society. He emphasized facts. Innovations
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course JOU 3376 taught by Professor Ferdon during the Spring '09 term at Baylor.

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