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Reporting Changes From 1910 I own a local reporting website in the Bridgeport CT area called DoingItLocal.com and started researching papers from an earlier era. This was 1910 and the writing style sure was different!
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Added: 20th June 2015
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Posted by: Lava1964 on 2015-06-20 
I'd much rather read no-terms-barred newspapers from a century ago than the politically correct pap that passes for commentary in most modern dailies.

In researching my newest baseball book I came across the story of Ed Doheny who pitched for the 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates. He developed severe mental health issues that season and was granted temporary leave by the team--which turned out to be permanent. One newspaper reported, 'Dohney's Mind thought To Be Deranged.' Reporters certainly didn't sugarcoat the news a century ago!
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