James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

Théophraste Renaudot

Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the "first French journalist" and the "inventor of the personal ad". Continue reading

La Gazette: Official Government Newspaper

Theophraste Renaudot, physician started to print La Gazette (later La Gazette de France), which was France's first Official government newspaper. Continue reading

Superman Comic Book Published

Jerry Siegel and artist Joseph Shuster, were American high school students in Cleveland, OH, USA Continue reading

The Daily Mirror Costs One Halfpenny

The Daily Mirror newspaper published in London. England, by the press baron Alfred Harmsworth in 1903 and cost one halfpenny. Continue reading

The Daily Mirror Newspaper

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

Soviet Telegraph News Agency Goes Live

Communist Soviet news agency TASS or Telegraf Node Agentstvo Sovetskogo Soyuza was formed in 1925 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

First National Geographic Issue with Holographic Cover

The National Geographic magazine published a hologram on the March 1984 edition cover Continue reading