Welcome to The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900, a subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of 50,000 publications, 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects. Editor John S. North.
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Cassell's own definition of a newspaper [was] 'A newspaper combines in it two elements. It is the old 'news-book' of the first years of the long parliament, and it is, at the same time, a periodical issue of short pamphlets on the current topics of the day. Its conductors undertake to furnish their readers with the most recent and authentic intelligence, digested and arranged so as to enable them with scarcely any effort to understand the actual position of public concerns. They undertake, at the same time, to supply an interesting series of comments on passing events, tending to rectify the public judgment of men and measures, and promote a rational and beneficial management of public affairs' " (Nowell-Smith's, pp.19-20).