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Selected newspaper-Highlights newspaper


  • Chinese name:萃报
  • Publisher:Highlights newspaper Press
  • English Name:Highlights newspaper
  • Language:Chinese
  • Type:Business newspapers in booklet
  • Interval of issue:Weekly, biweekly
  • First issue:August 22nd, 1897
  • Final issue:Unknown
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Brief introduction:Highlights newspaper was a digest, which was first issued on August 22nd, 1897 as a weekly booklet. The digest was stone-printed on Lianshi Paper, with 30 pages in each issue. 20 issues of the newspaper were published in Shanghai. On December 24th, 1897, the chief writer Zhu Kerou(Qiang Fu) became a staff member for Zhang Zhidong and was assigned to manage the Business Newspaper in Hubei. Highlights newspaper was stopped and resumed in a short time for a few issues (21st to 24th issue), but it became a biweekly instead of the previous weekly issue. The exact time that the booklet was discontinued was unknown.