Some Characteristics of Colonial American Newspapers

In this video conversation, Vincent Golden, curator of newspapers and periodicals at the American Antiquarian Society, talks about how colonial American printers gathered, printed, and distributed the news.

This educational video explores themes discussed in The News Media and the Making of America, 1730-1800, the 2021 NEH summer institute.

Primary sources, listed in order of appearance
The following primary sources were discussed in this video.

Timestamp Thumbnail Access Title Item details
2:52 Boston news-letter front page The Boston news-letter. AAS catalog record
3:49 Green Dragon Tavern The Green Dragon Tavern, 1773 AAS catalog record

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