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Overcoming Early Government Censorship

Posted by: | September 15, 2010 | No Comment |

Benjamin Harris published the first American newspaper, “Publick Occurences“, in 1690. 14 years passed before America saw another newspaper published. Because Harris published the paper without a government license and and it contained “reflections of a very high order,” Harris’ newspaper was shut down after the first issue. The “Boston News-Letter” may have been the […]

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