In the Ancient Rome, there were posted Acta diurna, it tells the people about the political and social events. In England the news book or pamphlet usually was related a topic like a battle, a celebration, a disaster. One example of this was the Battle of Flodden (1513) in which the english people won. Then more of this type of newspaper appear in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.
The first Newspaper
The 1st weekly News paper was published by Johann Carolus in Germany 1604. It was Called: Relation aller Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien. This Newspaper had the four characteristics of a true Newspaper:
1. Accessibility by the public 2. Frequently Posted 3. Current Information 4. Variety of the Topics
This newspaper format spread through Europe, with publication in Spain, France and Sweden.
By: Matías González
It was decorated with angels around the cover, with a soldier, these drawings are beautiful (black and white), it seems that these characters are in front of a structure, in the middle of it, we can see that the language of this text is the language German. The translation of the Newspaper Title: ''Relation aller Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien'' to English is: "List of all distinguished and commemorable news." The typeface used in this Diary is elegant and formal.
How was the First News Paper?
Johann Carolus Publisher of the first Newspaper
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