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In A History Of News by author Mitchell Stephens there is mention of a woman named Elizabeth Timothy in the chronology. In the year 1738 she became the first woman to publish a newspaper in America. That newspaper was the South Carolina Gazette. This came to be after her husband Louis Timothee passed away. After […]

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Franklin’s favorite editor

Posted by: | September 27, 2011 | No Comment |

  In 1738, Elizabeth Timothy quickly went into work mode after the death of her husband, Lewis Timothy.  With six children ages 13 and under Elizabeth assumed role of publisher and editor of the “South Carolina Gazette,” working side by side with Benjamin Franklin. Credit:  http://www.nwhm.org

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