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Posts tagged with Circulation

Paperboy blues

Posted by: | September 11, 2012 | No Comment |

By: Jessica Farley As Christian Bale once demonstrated in the cult classic “Newsies,” being a paper boy is not a job to be taken lightly. For years, the paperboy has been a symbol of hard work, youthful determination, and American values. However, in today’s world of Kindles and Twitter, the paperboy is rapidly becoming nothing […]

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The News Slowly Spreads

Posted by: | September 21, 2009 | No Comment |

Before the era of the Internet, Radio, and Television;  Newspapers were the only way to receive news, regardless on how late it was reported. During the pre-20th century era, newspapers were becoming of age. Newspapers like the New York Times, Freedom Journal, and the Pennsylvania Evening Post were formed  between 1783 through 1827.  Even some […]

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At first, Joseph Pulitzer did not have to worry much about competing with other newspapers. He purchased the “New York World” in 1883 and things were going well. Under Pulitzer, the “World” had circulation grow from 15,000 to 600,000. However, things started to change in 1895. William Randolph Hearst purchased the “New York Journal” and wasted […]

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