PRESS IN THE USA
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Interesting facts The most popular American newspapers The Washington Post The New York Times
Date: April 24, 1704 Editor: John Campbell, a bookseller and postmaster of Boston was its first editor Appeared on a single page, printed on both sides and issued weekly.
news from London journals intrigues of English politics variety of events concerning the European wars
With the advent of television in the 1940s and 1950s, the largest US newspapers have been losing their circulation in recent years. In 1971, 66 cities had two or more dailies, usually one published in the morning and one in the afternoon. In 1995, only 36 cities had two or more dailies.
Every medium-sized or larger city has its own daily newspaper. Dailies bring their readers reports of every major happening. Of all different types of newspapers, dailies have the widest circulation.
Covering local news is the main purpose of the weekly newspapers published in small towns and suburbs. They specialize in detailed personal news about local people and events. National weekly publications are normally regarded as magazines.
Newspapers devoted to the interests of ethnic or cultural groups are published in different language The "Irish Echo", the "Jewish Advocate", the "Scandinavian Tribune".
Wall Street Journal USA Today New York Times Los Angeles Times Washington Post Daily News New York Post Chicago Tribune Houston Chronicle Newsday
47 Pulitzer Prizes (6 in 2008) 18 Nieman Fellowships 368 White House News Photographers Association awards
a tabloid format include the weekday sections +Outlook (opinion), Arts, Travel, Comics, TV Week Optional sections Health & Science on Tuesday Food on Wednesday Local Living on Thursday and Weekend