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25 September

“Publick Occcurrences Both Forreign and Domestick” was the title of the first multi page newspaper. It was published for the first time ever in the Americas today in 1690. 109 more words


The New York Times Comment Section Is Misleading

I was sent the following article from the New York Times after I wrote You Become That Which You Hate because it was talking about censorship of free speech, which in some ways related to my article.  521 more words

Media Censorship


A flyer was spread in front of the school of a neighbouring village by the school director.
Two men driving a white van tried to “invite” a boy on their van and bring him home… 239 more words


Peter Darden.

In the early pages of cookbook-cum-family memoir Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine, Norma Jean and Carole Darden describe the mystery of their grandfather Charles H. Darden… 374 more words


A newness of manly courage.

Additional encomium for Charles H. Darden:

Pittsburgh Courier, 9 August 1930.


The sun doesn't shine on Merseyside

Imagine the outcry there would be in London if TfL were to ban newsagents at tube and train stations from selling a particular national daily newspaper, or if the Mayor of London was to ask all retailers in the capital not to stock the publication in question. 330 more words

Identified as "Indian" in the Newspaper

Newspaper articles have the added bonus of providing a more intimate look at the ancestor you are researching. Local newspapers especially provide an important social context that allows you to better understand the society your ancestor was apart of. 1,012 more words