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Broadsides of the 17th Century

Posted by: | November 11, 2014 | No Comment |

A broadside¬†was one of the first forms of widespread printed news. Broadsides are basically one-page sheets of news that often also contained some sort of picture or illustration to depict the message of the article.¬†Most broadsides were set up so that the top part was a “woodcut or copper engraving” of an important, often historical, […]

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The New Coffeehouse

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

Let’s face it: coffee and news go great together. It’s an iconic image of the working world to see a newspaper or magazine laid next to a hot cup of black coffee. When a person picks up the paper with one hand, what do they usually have in the other? A cup of coffee. Until […]

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