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Published by Clarke, Irwin in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Robertson, J. Ross 1841-1918.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [221]-223.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4913.R6 P6
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5338814M
LC Control Number72192375

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Get this from a library! The paper tyrant: John Ross Robertson of the Toronto Telegram.. [Ron Poulton] -- Biography of the founder of The Daily Telegraph, later named The Toronto Telegram.   While it only lasted six years, the Telegraph filled an important role in shaping one of Toronto’s most powerful newspaper publishers. The experience taught John Ross Robertson the .   The Paper Tyrant: John Ross Robertson of the Toronto Telegram, a page book published in by Clarke, Irwin and Co.; Life In A Word Factory, a page book about the rise of the Toronto Sun, published in by Toronto Sun Publishing. Poulton worked for both newspapers. He was a columnist at the Telegram and joined the Sun in as an.   The Toronto Evening Telegram was an afternoon newspaper published in Toronto from to Its founder was John Ross Robertson who happens to be buried in the Necropolis, but more on him later. The Telegram was seen as the conservative paper while the Toronto Star represented the liberal point of view.

The Toronto Telegram (originally the Evening Telegram,) was launched in by John Ross Robertson. The ‘Tely’ strongly supported the British connection in Canada, appealing to British and Imperial sentiments even after Canadian nationalism became fashionable. After the Telegram folded in October , its facility on Front Street was leased by its hated rival the Star then, as Front Street West, became the new home of the Globe and Mail. Additional material from The Paper Tyrant by Ron Poulton (Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company, ) and the Octo and Octo editions of.   He developed a strong rapport with Telegram owner John Ross Robertson to the point where they anticipated University of Toronto Press, ); The Paper Tyrant by Ron Poulton (Toronto: Clark. The 'Toronto telegram' (originally the 'Evening telegram,') was launched in by John Ross Robertson. The 'Tely' strongly supported the British connection in Canada, appealing to British and Imperial sentiments even after Canadian nationalism became fashionable.

British The Remarkable Englishman Toronto Telegram Booklet Reference Book. Pre-Owned. C $ Buy It Now +C $ shipping. Canada - Telegram to Ottawa from Toronto..(6G MV The Paper Tyrant. John Ross Robertson of the Toronto Telegram by Poulton, Ron. by Poulton, Ron | HC | Good. Pre-Owned. C $ Top Rated Seller Top. History. The Toronto Evening Telegram was founded in by publisher John Ross had borrowed $10, to buy the assets of The Liberal, a defunct newspaper, [2] and published his first edition of 3, copies on Ap [1] The Telegram's editor from to was Alexander Fraser Pirie (), a native of had previously worked for the Guelph Herald. Ross Robertson (I84 I-I 9 18) was one of the primary forces toshape Canadian journalism. He started the Toronto Telegram in , made it that city’s most successful newspaper, and used it to influence the country’s major poli-ticians. These things he did with a brand of rough-and-tumble determina-tion, behind which lurked the complex.   The Toronto Evening Telegram was founded in by publisher John Ross Robertson. He returned to Toronto in and convinced his friend and former colleague, Goldwin Smith, to loan him $10, to enable him to launch the Toronto Evening Telegram.