Newspapers

The Inner Workings of the Daily Mail

In the beginning, newspapers were, as a rule, the property of their printers. “All communications should be addressed to the Printer” is a notice to be found in most of them. During the nineteenth century the Editor, who was also the principal writer, began to put the paper together. To-day there is an Editor-in-Chief who …

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War

WWI Wednesday: The War Office and the Press

Excerpt from Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 by Sir C. E. Callwell: The Press Bureau which was established at the commencement of the war was a civil department, entirely independent of the Admiralty and the War Office although it was in close touch with those institutions, as also with the Foreign Office, the Board of …

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