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Posted on: September 20, 2022

History of the Newspaper Industry


Newsies: History of the Newspaper Industry
Presented  by Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 1 pm
Livingston Senior/Community Center (LSCC), 204 Hillside Ave.

This talk, presented by Mayanne Christiano-Mistretta, will transport the audience back to 59 B.C. when the first newspaper was published in ancient Rome. Maryanne will focus on U.S. newspapers. The audience will learn how the quality of newspaper reporting was perfected after the American Revolution and the Battle of Lexington; the Penny Press; “yellow” journalism, chains and syndicates, and how competition such as radio, television and internet caused a decline in the newspaper industry.

Free, pre-registration required. Register online at Community Pass or in person at SYLS office, 204 Hillside Ave., M - F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Questions: Call 973-535-7925, option 8, M - F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, or email



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