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
According to Green Living Tips and the Pocket Guide to Marine Debris, newspaper takes six weeks to break down in a natural environment. Generally, it takes longer to decompose in a landfill because of preservatives and the decrease in sunlight, free oxygen and microbes. Newspaper decomposes faster when wet.Full Answer >
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 >
Some good names for a newspaper are The Juggernaut, The Messenger, The Zephyr and the Weekly Gleaner. Names of well-known newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Sun Times and Miami Herald.Full Answer >
A local library or university library is an ideal place to find a paper copy of a particular old newspaper article. The U.S. Library of Congress provides online copies of U.S. papers through its Chronicling America website, and other fee-based services provide quick and easy access to newspaper articles worldwide.Full Answer >