When:
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 7:15p -
8:45p

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
http://waltham.lib.ma.us

Learn why Boston is such a great place for Journalism Firsts such as:

✶ The first three, and five of the first seven newspapers in North America, were published in Boston: Publick Occurrences, 1690; The Boston News-Letter, 1704-1776; The Boston Gazette, 1719-1831; New England Courant, 1721-1726; New England Weekly Journal, 1727-1741 (see #1 through #5 on the map).



✶ Boston Post reporters uncovered Carlo Ponzi’s financial scheme (see #21), Boston Gazette editors coined the word “gerrymandering” (see #3), the Boston Post was the first to print the acronym “O.K.” (see #21) and the first full-page newspaper advertisement appeared in The Boston Globe (see #26).



✶ The most important abolitionist paper in the country, The Liberator, was published in Boston (see #22).

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