Michael F. Curtin: Times change, not newspapers’ commitment

Ohio is 214 years old today. Ohio’s newspapers are a decade older. Since before statehood, no one has told Ohio’s evolving story more completely and colorfully than its hundreds of daily and weekly newspapers — those still here and many long gone. The storytelling began Nov. 9, 1793, with publication of The Centinel of the North-Western Territory, based in Cincinnati, the seat of the Northwest Territory and the site of Fort Washington. In that first, four-page edition, In that first, four-page edition, Publisher William Maxwell promised news from abroad, other states and territories, “and especially our own Territory.”

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Source: Michael F. Curtin: Times change, not newspapers’ commitment

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