The Times newspaper installs steam press (38 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors

The Times was the first newspaper to install the new Koenig steam-driven presses and thus revolutionized the newspaper industry. Within a few weeks they were selling 7,000 copies a day; and by 1850 they would be selling 40,000 copies a day.

Citation:
Editors. "The Times newspaper installs steam press". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5505, accessed 05 December 2016.]