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What was the Publick Occurences?
-The first American newspaper.
-shut down by the British after one issue.
-Made all of the colonies want to revolt even more.
What was the Boston Newsletter?
-The first successful American newspaper
- Came out every week and was front and back
-British basically ran the paper.
Who was John Peter Zenger?
-He ran the Anti-British article in his printing press.
-Britain burned it down, and put him in jail.
-The court ruled that he had the right to free speech.
Who was Benjamin Day?
-Opened the Penny Press, and wrote stories that interested the middle class.
Who was Joseph Pulitzer?
-Published the color comic sections, called the Yellow Kid, where he made fun of the other newspapers.
Who was Nelly Bly?
-An investigative Journalist
-Most famous for her world-round trip in an air-balloon.
Who was Matthew Brady?
-Took pictures of the civil war.