Funny newspaper names include The Jefferson Jimplecute, located in Texas and one of the oldest newspapers in the United States, and The Unterrified Democrat, which has been published in Linn, Mo., for about 150 years. Other funny newspaper names include The Daily Boomerang in Wyoming; Porcupine’s Gazette, which existed in the 1700s; Trump of Fame from Warren, Ohio, which lasted four years; and Alaska's The Tundra Drums.Know More
Funny newspaper names taken from the towns where they are located are The Anaconda Standard in Anaconda, Mont.; The Tombstone Epitaph and The Daily Tombstone from Tombstone, Ariz.; De Queen Bee from De Queen, Ark.; and Spooner Advocate from Spooner, Wis. One early newspaper from the early 1800s was named The Canal of Intelligence.
The first news sheet in Colonial America was published by James Franklin, brother of Benjamin Franklin. He called it The New England Courant. It included satire, poetry, autobiographies and histories in addition to news. Benjamin Franklin, who invented the first chain newspaper, founded The Pennsylvania Gazette, which ran from 1728 to 1800.
After 1990, newspaper readers declined sharply due to television and later the Internet. The number of published newspapers declined also due to lack of advertising and subscriptions.Learn more about Magazines & Newspapers
A byline in a newspaper is the line giving the name of the article writer. The writer's name typically follows the word "by." The word "byline" originated in the United States around the year 1926.Full Answer >
The Guardian newspaper targets a well-educated, relatively young, predominantly male and liberal audience centered around London. Fifty-two percent of Guardian readers are male, and the average reader age is 44.Full Answer >
Most newspapers have an Obituaries section where readers can find death notices, information about surviving family members, biographical information and other details about a person's life and death. However, not all deaths are reported in the Obituaries section.Full Answer >
In newspaper terminology, a folio is a line of small text across the top of each page. The text includes the name of the newspaper, the date and the indexed page number to guide the reader. The line may also contain a heading to classify the content of the page.Full Answer >