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In the 1600s, newspapers were pamphlets about the size of modern-day paperback books. But in England by the early 1700s, newspapers began to be taxed by their number of pages....

Guy Brighton
  • 13 april 2005

In the 1600s, newspapers were pamphlets about the size of modern-day
paperback books. But in England by the early 1700s, newspapers began
to be taxed by their number of pages. To reduce taxes, publishers
printed bigger pages and fewer of them, helping to create the
broadsheet that until now has been considered standard.

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