The Daily Mirror Newspaper

The Daily Mirror Newspaper was published in London, England by press baron Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe) Continue reading

Invention of photographic Halftone Printing Plate

Frederic Eugene Ives, a photographer at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA created halftone printing plate for reproducing photographs Continue reading

The First South African Newspapers

The first African national newspapers were: Ikhwezi (The Morning Star), Isigidi samaXhosa (The Xhosa Messenger), Continue reading

Courante English Newspaper Printed in Amsterdam

The first English language newspaper Courante was printed in Amsterdam, Holland, yet covered Italy and Germany. Continue reading

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Continue reading

Die Gleichheit (Equality) Newspaper

A Socialist women’s newspaper Die Gleichheit (Equality), edited by Clara Zetkin (nee Clara Eissner) was first published in 1892 in Stuttgart, Germany. Continue reading

Newspaper Staff Cartoonist

Pall Mall Gazette of London, England hired Francis Carruthers Gould, a cartoonist artist in 1888 to draw editorial and political cartoons. Continue reading

First Egyptian Newspaper

Al-Wagai al-Misriyah was the first Egyptian newspaper, founded in 1828.
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Army Newspaper for Soldiers in the Field

United States troops during the Mexican War could receive a newspaper called, The American Flag. Continue reading

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/; Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. Continue reading