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The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays. [1]

91 relations: Adobe Flash, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, American Civil War, André Deutsch, Andrew Jaspan, Andrew Rawnsley, Anthony Howard (journalist), Antonio Olmos, ARCO, Austin Harrison, Berliner (format), Björk, Broadsheet, C. A. Lejeune, Cambridge Apostles, Cato Street Conspiracy, Centre-left politics, Chartism, Colin Jones (photographer), Conservative Party (UK), David Astor, Dean Chalkley, Dennis Griffiths, Don McCullin, Donald Trelford, Ed Vulliamy, Edward Dicey, Egypt, Elizabeth II, Faber and Faber, Farzad Bazoft, Francis Burdett, George Orwell, Giles Duley, Great Depression in the United Kingdom, Guardian Media Group, Guardian Monthly, Harry Borden, Henry Duff Traill, Iraq, Ivor Brown, James Louis Garvin, Jane Bown, Jay Rayner, John Betjeman, John Mulholland (journalist), John Smith Memorial Mace, Jonathan Fenby, Joseph Priestley, Julius Beer, ..., Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy, Kings Place, Lewis Doxat, Lonrho, Lynn Barber, Michael Peto, Mick Jagger, Muhammad, Newspaper, Nick Cohen, Paul Jennings (British author), Peterloo Massacre, Philip French, Philip Jones Griffiths, Podcast, Political spectrum, Press Gazette, Rachel Beer, Rachel Cooke, Reform Act 1832, Roger Alton, Rowan Moore, Sassoon family, Sean O'Hagan (journalist), Social democracy, Social liberalism, Suez Crisis, Tabloid (newspaper format), The Beatles, The Guardian, The Guardian Weekly, The Independent, The New York Times, The Press Awards, The Sunday Times, Thomas Paine, Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, Will Hutton, William Innell Clement, William Waldorf Astor, Woodcut. Expand index (41 more) »

Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.

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Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (15 July 1865 – 14 August 1922) was a British newspaper and publishing magnate.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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André Deutsch

André Deutsch CBE (15 November 1917 in Budapest – 11 April 2000 in London) was a British publisher who founded an eponymous publishing company in 1951.

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Andrew Jaspan

Andrew Jaspan, (born 20 April 1952) is a British-Australian journalist, the co-founder of The Conversation, an independent not-for-profit website of analysis and news from the university and research sector  and its Editor-in-Chief from The Conversation's launch in March 2011 until March 2017.

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Andrew Rawnsley

Andrew Nicholas James Rawnsley (born 5 January 1962, in Leeds) is a British political journalist and broadcaster.

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Anthony Howard (journalist)

Anthony Michell Howard, CBE (12 February 1934 – 19 December 2010) was a British journalist, broadcaster and writer.

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Antonio Olmos

Antonio Zazueta Olmos (born 1963) is a Mexican photojournalist, editorial and portrait photographer, based in London.

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Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO, pronounced ar-kouh) is an American oil company with operations in the United States, Indonesia, the North Sea, the South China Sea and Mexico.

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Austin Harrison

Austin Frederic Harrison (1873–1928) was a British journalist and editor, best known for his editorship of The English Review from 1909 until 1923.

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Berliner (format)

Berliner, or "midi", is a newspaper format with pages normally measuring about.

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Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ.

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A broadsheet is the largest newspaper format and is characterized by long vertical pages (typically). Other common newspaper formats include the smaller Berliner and tabloid/compact formats.

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C. A. Lejeune

Caroline Alice (C. A.) Lejeune (1897–1973) was a British writer, best known as the film critic of The Observer from 1928 to 1960.

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Cambridge Apostles

The Cambridge Apostles is an intellectual society at the University of Cambridge founded in 1820 by George Tomlinson, a Cambridge student who went on to become the first Bishop of Gibraltar.

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Cato Street Conspiracy

The Cato Street Conspiracy was an attempt to murder all the British cabinet ministers and Prime Minister Lord Liverpool in 1820.

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Centre-left politics

Centre-left politics or center-left politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-left politics, is an adherence to views leaning to the left-wing, but closer to the centre on the left–right political spectrum than other left-wing variants.

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Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.

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Colin Jones (photographer)

Colin Jones (born 1936) is a ballet dancer-turned-photographer and prolific photojournalist of post-war Britain, documented facets of social history as diverse as the vanishing industrial working lives of the North East coalfields (Grafters), delinquent Afro-Caribbean youth in London (The Black House), hedonistic 1960s ‘Swinging London’ with pictures of The Who early in their career, the 1963 race riots in Alabama, Soviet Leningrad, and remnants of a rural Britain now lost to history.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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David Astor

Francis David Langhorne Astor CH (5 March 1912 – 7 December 2001) was an English newspaper publisher and member of the Astor family.

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Dean Chalkley

Dean Chalkley (born 2 April 1968) is a British photographer from Southend-on-Sea.

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Dennis Griffiths

Dennis Griffiths (8 December 1933 – 24 December 2015) was a British journalist and historian, regarded as the founding father of newspaper history from the earliest days of Fleet Street.

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Don McCullin

Sir Donald McCullin, CBE, Hon FRPS (born 9 October 1935), is a British photojournalist, particularly recognized for his war photography and images of urban strife.

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Donald Trelford

Donald Trelford (born 9 November 1937) is a British journalist and academic, who was editor of The Observer newspaper from 1975 to 1993.

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Ed Vulliamy

Edward Sebastian Vulliamy (born 1 August 1954), is a British journalist and writer.

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Edward Dicey

Edward James Stephen Dicey (15 May 1832 – 7 July 1911) was an English writer, journalist, and editor.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Faber and Faber

Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.

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Farzad Bazoft

Farzad Bazoft (فرزاد بازفت; 22 May 1958 – 15 March 1990) was an Iranian journalist who settled in the United Kingdom in the mid-1970s.

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Francis Burdett

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet (25 January 1770 – 23 January 1844) was an English reformist politician, the son of Francis Burdett and his wife Eleanor, daughter of William Jones of Ramsbury manor, Wiltshire, and grandson of Sir Robert Burdett, Bart.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

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Giles Duley

Giles Duley (born 15 September 1971, Wimbledon, London, England) is a British portrait and documentary photographer.

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Great Depression in the United Kingdom

The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump, was a period of national economic downturn in the 1930s, which had its origins in the global Great Depression.

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Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.

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Guardian Monthly

Guardian Monthly was a glossy magazine published by Guardian Media Group for readers around the world.

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Harry Borden

Harry Borden (born 1965) is a British portrait photographer based in London.

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Henry Duff Traill

Henry Duff Traill (14 August 1842 – 21 February 1900), was a British author and journalist.

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Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

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Ivor Brown

Ivor John Carnegie Brown (25 April 1891 – 22 April 1974) was a British journalist and man of letters.

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James Louis Garvin

James Louis Garvin (12 April 1868 – 23 January 1947) was a British journalist, editor, and author.

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Jane Bown

Jane Hope Bown CBE (13 March 1925 – 21 December 2014) was an English photographer who worked for The Observer newspaper from 1949.

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Jay Rayner

Jay Rayner (born 14 September 1966) is a British journalist, writer, broadcaster, food critic and jazz musician.

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John Betjeman

Sir John Betjeman (28 August 190619 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack".

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John Mulholland (journalist)

John Mulholland (born 20 November 1962) is an Irish journalist who is the editor of the British Sunday newspaper The Observer and assistant editor of The Guardian.

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John Smith Memorial Mace

The John Smith Memorial Mace (known as the Observer Mace from 1954 to 1995) is an annual debating tournament (British Parliamentary format) contested by universities in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby, CBE (born 11 November 1942) is China Chairman and Managing Director, European Politics at the research service TSLombard.

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Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley FRS (– 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English Separatist theologian, natural philosopher, chemist, innovative grammarian, multi-subject educator, and liberal political theorist who published over 150 works.

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Julius Beer

Julius Beer (1836–1880) was a German-born English businessman, banker and newspaper baron.

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Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy

The Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy (or Muhammad cartoons crisis) (Danish: Muhammedkrisen) began after the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 editorial cartoons on 30 September 2005, most of which depicted Muhammad, a principal figure of the religion of Islam.

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Kings Place

Kings Place is a building in London’s Kings Cross area, providing music and visual arts venues combined with seven floors of office space.

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Lewis Doxat

Lewis Doxat (1778, Calcutta, India - 4 March 1871, London, England) was an English newspaper editor.

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Lonrho is a London-based conglomerate that is engaged in multiple business sectors in Africa mainly agribusiness, infrastructure, transport, hospitality and support services.

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Lynn Barber

Lynn Barber (born 22 May 1944) is an English journalist who has worked for many publications, including The Sunday Times.

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Michael Peto

Michael Peto (also known as Mihály Petö) (1908 – 25 December 1970) was an internationally recognized Hungarian-British photojournalist of the twentieth century.

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Mick Jagger

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.

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MuhammadFull name: Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāšim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب ابن هاشم, lit: Father of Qasim Muhammad son of Abd Allah son of Abdul-Muttalib son of Hashim) (مُحمّد;;Classical Arabic pronunciation Latinized as Mahometus c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)Elizabeth Goldman (1995), p. 63, gives 8 June 632 CE, the dominant Islamic tradition.

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A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

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Nick Cohen

Nicholas Cohen (born 1961) is a British journalist, author and political commentator.

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Paul Jennings (British author)

Paul Francis Jennings (20 June 1918 – 26 December 1989) was an English humourist.

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Peterloo Massacre

The Peterloo Massacre occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 who had gathered to demand the reform of parliamentary representation.

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Philip French

Philip Neville French OBE (28 August 1933 – 27 October 2015) was an English film critic and former radio producer.

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Philip Jones Griffiths

Philip Jones Griffiths (18 February 1936 – 19 March 2008) was a Welsh photojournalist known for his coverage of the Vietnam War.

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A podcast, or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to.

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Political spectrum

A political spectrum is a system of classifying different political positions upon one or more geometric axes that symbolize independent political dimensions.

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Press Gazette

Press Gazette, formerly known as UK Press Gazette (UKPG), is a British media trade magazine dedicated to journalism and the press.

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Rachel Beer

Rachel Sassoon Beer (7 April 1858 – 29 April 1927) was an Indian-born British newspaper editor.

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Rachel Cooke

Rachel Cooke (born 1969–70) is a British journalist and writer.

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Reform Act 1832

The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known informally as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom (indexed as 2 & 3 Will. IV c. 45) that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales.

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Roger Alton

Roger Alton (born 20 December 1947 in Oxford) is an English journalist.

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Rowan Moore

Rowan Moore is an architecture critic.

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Sassoon family

The Sassoon family, known as "Rothschilds of the East" due to the great wealth they accumulated in trade, is of Baghdadi Jewish descent and international renown.

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Sean O'Hagan (journalist)

Sean O'Hagan is an Irish writer for The Guardian and The Observer, his specialty being photography.

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Social democracy

Social democracy is a political, social and economic ideology that supports economic and social interventions to promote social justice within the framework of a liberal democratic polity and capitalist economy.

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Social liberalism

Social liberalism (also known as modern liberalism or egalitarian liberalism) is a political ideology and a variety of liberalism that endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights while also believing that the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and social issues such as poverty, health care and education.

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Suez Crisis

The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli War, also named the Tripartite Aggression (in the Arab world) and Operation Kadesh or Sinai War (in Israel),Also named: Suez Canal Crisis, Suez War, Suez–Sinai war, Suez Campaign, Sinai Campaign, Operation Musketeer (أزمة السويس /‎ العدوان الثلاثي, "Suez Crisis"/ "the Tripartite Aggression"; Crise du canal de Suez; מבצע קדש "Operation Kadesh", or מלחמת סיני, "Sinai War") was an invasion of Egypt in late 1956 by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and France.

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Tabloid (newspaper format)

A tabloid is a newspaper with a compact page size smaller than broadsheet.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Guardian Weekly

The Guardian Weekly is an internationally focused English-language newspaper based in London, UK.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Press Awards

The Press Awards, formerly the British Press Awards, is an annual ceremony that celebrates the best of British journalism.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain; – In the contemporary record as noted by Conway, Paine's birth date is given as January 29, 1736–37. Common practice was to use a dash or a slash to separate the old-style year from the new-style year. In the old calendar, the new year began on March 25, not January 1. Paine's birth date, therefore, would have been before New Year, 1737. In the new style, his birth date advances by eleven days and his year increases by one to February 9, 1737. The O.S. link gives more detail if needed. – June 8, 1809) was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary.

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Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, DL (19 May 1879 – 30 September 1952) was an American-born English politician and newspaper proprietor.

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Will Hutton

William Nicolas Hutton (born 21 May 1950) is a British political economist, academic administrator, and journalist.

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William Innell Clement

William Innell Clement (15 January 1780 – 24 January 1852) was an English newspaper proprietor.

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William Waldorf Astor

William Waldorf "Willy" Astor, 1st Viscount Astor (March 31, 1848 – October 18, 1919) was a wealthy American-born attorney, politician, businessman, and newspaper publisher.

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Woodcut is a relief printing technique in printmaking.

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