When humour is no laughing matter. Controversial cases where humour in the media has failed remind us time and again how tricky humour – especially satire – can be. more>>
In 1752, John Bushell published the Halifax Gazette , which claims to be "Canada's first newspaper." However, its official descendant, the Royal Gazette , is a government publication for legal notices and proclamations rather than a proper newspaper; In 1764, the Quebec Gazette was first printed 21 June 1764 and remains the oldest continuously published newspaper in North America as the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph . It is currently published as an English-language weekly from its offices at 1040 Belvédère, suite 218, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. In 1808, the Gazeta do Rio de Janeiro  had its first edition, printed in devices brought from England , publishing news favourable for the government of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves since it was produced by the official press service of the Portuguese crown.
The section names and traits will differ from paper to paper, but lifestyle sections typically offer interviews of popular people, interesting people, and people who make a difference in their communities. Other information concerns health, beauty, religion, hobbies, books, and authors.
banner – a headline with the largest, boldest type on the front page, running across the entire width of the page and announcing the most important news in the edition; also an ad running across the page of the newspaper; on a website, usually an animated ad.