Hicky"s Bengal gazette

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On the life and activity of James Augustus Hicky, 18th cent., publisher of newspaper Bengal gazette, chiefly reflects the contemporary life of Europeans settled in India and political developments of the period.

StatementTarun Kumar Mukhopadhyay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS485.B48 M835 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 132 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2164412M
LC Control Number88901582

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, according to the young American scholar Andrew Otis, was a four-page weekly newspaper priced at ₹1.

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James Augustus Hicky’s ‘Bengal Gazette’ was India’s first newspaper. This excerpt, which features the chapter entitled ‘Open to All Parties, but Influenced by None’, presents Hicky’s Author: Andrew Otis. Andrew spent five years researching and writing on Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, first as a Joseph P.

O’Hern scholar in London and then as a Fulbright-Fellow to Kolkata, India (). Andrew lives in Washington D.C.

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Excerpted with permission from Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper by Andrew Otis, Westland : Andrew Otis. The product of five years of research by Andrew Otis in the archives of India, UK and Germany, Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Story of India’s First Newspaper is an essential and compelling addition to the history of subcontinental journalism.

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‘As a novelty every person read it, and was delighted.’ Hicky’s old lawyer, William Hickey, wrote. People were happy to finally have a newspaper.

Hicky tried to cover everything that might be important to Calcutta. He devoted. Book name: Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: the Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper Author: Andrew Otis Publisher: Tranquebar Pages: Price: Rs Though the printing press reached Goa in the 16th century and Tranquebar thereafter, journalism made landfall.

In Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper, Andrew Otis perpetually reminds his readers of parallels between the time then and now. The story of James Augustus Hicky, as narrated by Andrew Otis, is a thoughtful excavation of South Asian media’s history.

Names transcribed from the entire run of Hicky ‘s Bengal Gazette, or The Original Calcutta General Advertiser have been uploaded to the FIBIS database website.

The data includes all of the volumes held by the British Library and the University of Heidelberg, along with some gaps filled by issues from the National Library of India and the High Court of Calcutta [Courtesy of Andrew. Hicky's Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India's First Newspaper by Andrew Otis.

Author. Andrew Otis. Condition. Used - Very Good. Binding type. Hardback. Publisher. Westland Books Pvt Ltd.

Year published. Number of pages. ISBN ISBN Prizes. N/A. Cover note. Book picture is for illustrative. The first edition was appeared on Saturday, Januin Kolkata, bearing the title, ‘The Bengal Gazette’ or the ‘Calcutta General Advertiser’.

Duration. The Bengal Gazette had a short life of two years. India’s first newspaper survived for only two short years before its printing press and typewriters were seized on March   Hickey Bengal Gazette was an English newspaper published from Calcutta, India.

It was the first newspaper of the sub-continent and started in It was a Weekly Political and Commercial Paper, Open to all Parties, but influenced by none. It was founded by James Augustus Hickey. It also known as “Calcutta General Advertiser & Bengal Gazette”.

Hicky's Bengal Gazette or the Calcutta General Advertiser was the first English-language newspaper, and indeed the first printed newspaper, to be published in the Indian sub-continent. The newspaper soon became very famous not only among the British soldiers posted in India at that time, it also inspired the Indians to write newspapers of their.

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History of Media in Bengal: A Chronological Overview Arani Basu 1 Introduction This article aims at capturing the historical journey of media1 (or press, as it was known earlier) in Bengal from the day Hickey’s Bengal Gazette was published in in the then Calcutta, to the media boom that has happened in the state today.

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette. Hicky’s Bengal Gazette (Original Calcutta General Advertiser) was an English language weekly newspaper published in Kolkata (then Calcutta), the then capital of British India.

It was founded by James Augustus Hicky. It began publication on Janu and was published for two years. The government versus Hicky battle is the story Andrew Otis tells in Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper.

A pity that the roots of the enmity, the ‘Maid Marian’, Hastings romance, gets short shrift. Nevertheless, what Otis narrates is a fascinating tale about the beginnings of the politicians versus. The Dec. 29 Jan. 05 issue of Hicky’s Bengal Gazette. The paper’s motto reads, “A Weekly Political and Commercial Paper, Open to all Parties, but influenced by None.”.

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper is a gripping story of 18th century Calcutta politics and the fate of those who became infamous because of a newspaper.

It contains an episode that resonates well with the current state of journalism, at least in India. Long asf Answer Printer Launched in India, Hickys Paper showed up, and Madras,etc followed upHicky paper, calcutta general advertiser, but people call it Hickys Bengal Gazette Hicky got Government patronage, free postal circultion and Ads Hicky did good.

He was good. Government got mad And halted the Circulation. In the same year that the Bengal Gazette was first published, another newspaper also made its way into the Calcutta market. This was known as the ‘Indian Gazette’ and could very easily be called Hicky’s greatest rival in the field.

A four page newspaper, sixteen inches big with better type, three columns and well printed – this. The events in Andrew Otis’ book ‘Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper’, published by Westland /Tanquebar Press, seem so relatable, so contemporary, that it is hard to believe that these are real events which took place in s - in Warren Hastings’ India.

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From the moment I saw the folder on the shelf, I knew I.India’s first newspaper, known as Hicky’s Bengal Gazette after its founder James Augustus Hicky, was launched in at a time of great change in India.

The British East India Company, led by Governor-General Warren Hastings, had just won a series of victories and was expanding its power and influence over India, with the goal to conquer.The Online Books Page.

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Hicky's Bengal Gazette, or, The Original Calcutta General Advertiser. Hicky's Bengal Gazette, or, The Original Calcutta General Advertiser was the first printed newspaper published in India. It was edited and published by James Hicky.