At that time, the city had already had a of other newspapers in a of different languages. The s was marked by expansion by Express Publishing as the company started one of the city's first radio stations, WOAIin To view the complete article, you must click on the headline in the list.
Gifford and J. ByNews Corp had diversified into movies and television and was looking to sell the Express-News.
View package pricing. Once again it was known as the Light. While Beach and Diehl ran the paper, circulation increased from 11, to 25, copies daily. Edward S.
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The Light never found a buyer and it went out of business in January The early days of the Express was marked by several leadership changes which almost doomed the paper, until a brand new company, the Express Printing Company, took control in The Light was now forced to compete against two different styles of newspaper while at the same time trying to combat the growing costs of an afternoon circulation. Its subscriber website, ExpressNews.
Those call letters were intended to stand for, K-Express News Station. O'Reilly, known as Tex, was at one time managing editor.
Newcombwho had been an early investor in the Express. History[ edit ] The paper was first published in as a weekly tabloid-style newspaper under the name The San Antonio Express. Inwith the Light beating the Express and the News in circulation s, a new ownership group emerged. Searching is free and unlimited. But under News Eexpress.
At first, the editors of the Express chose to ignore the upstart paper, but the Light soon grew in popularity at the turn of the 20th century. About the Archive The Classfieds Antonio Express-News' archive contains staff-written and other selected articles from to the present. As a result, the Express-News became San Antonio's leading newspaper for good.
In Decemberthe Express made the move from a weekly paper to a daily newspaper, and expanded into a full newspaper by the early s.
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Over at Express Publishing, the company diversified further as they acquired a couple more radio stations, and a television station which they renamed KENS-TV. You will be asked to register as a new user or -in as an existing user. The list for your search will display the headline, the publication date, and the estimated word count for the complete article. From then until the paper was referred to as the Light and Classifiwds.
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Beach and Charles S. Diehl, veteran correspondents of national standing, moved to San Antonio and bought the Light and Gazette.
Soon thereafter, dan rivalry developed between workers of the Express and the News. As the two rival companies entered the s, the Express and the News both had higher readership s than the Light.
However, all the other publications went out of business, leaving only the Express to serve the city. Inhowever, William Randolph Hearst bought the Light and instituted Hearst policies, and by the circulation was approximately 70, However, the Light skyrocketed to the top of the market when it acquired a of popular comic strips, like Dick Tracy. Diehl was a founder of the AP wire service.
By Septemberthe Express and the News merged into the Express-News and afternoon service was slowly discontinued, while the Antoio started getting into the morning circulation business in order to keep up. In fact, some News workers dubbed a new office building as the News-Express building. In the s, Express Publishing was sold to the Harte-Hanks newspaper group. There is a small fee for complete articles retrieved from our archive. In the Daily Light was sold to E.
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If you continue to have classifkeds technical difficulties, either with your username and password or with the payment options, please contact NewsBank by e-mail at newslibrary newsbank. The Light became liberal-Democratic in its political views. NewsBank will respond exprses one business day; longer on weekends and holidays. The Express eventually became a daily morning newspaper in The Hearst Corporation, which still owned the Light, agreed to either sell or close the newspaper and acquire the Express-News in order to keep its stake in the San Antonio market.
Murdoch re-formatted the News as a more tabloid-styled paper, while the Express retained its original, conservative format.