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Posts tagged with The Penny Press

News for a penny?

Posted by: | February 23, 2016 | No Comment |

Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to read the news for just a penny? That is what the Penny Press provided! The Penny Press made it possible for anyone, not just rich people, to read the news. That is why it was very popular with the American public. More and more people began buying […]

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Evolution of the penny press

Posted by: | September 13, 2011 | No Comment |

It’s almost hard to believe The New York Times was founded as a penny paper in 1851. But then again, it’s not surprising. Of course a newspaper of such prestige was a part of the revolutionary penny press era. The penny press made significant contributions to the newspaper industry. While the penny press is known […]

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