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News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising. ---->>>

Journalism: A profession whose business is to explain to others what it personally does not understand. ---->>>


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Nationality: British
Born: July 15, 1865
Birthplace: Chapelizod, County Dublin, Ireland
Die: 08-14, 1922
Occupation: Publisher

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (15 July 1865 – 14 August 1922) was a British newspaper and publishing magnate. As owner of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror, he was a pioneer of popular journalism, and he exercised vast influence over British popular opinion. Lord Beaverbrook said he was "the greatest figure who ever strode down Fleet Street (wikipedia)