The Acta Diurna (Events of the Day) was a newsletter which was written (write) by hand and then put up in important places in Rome.
Newspapers have been printed (print) since the beginning of the seventeenth century. At first ,they were published..(publish) in Nothern Germany but soon the idea was copied.......(copy) in other countries. These early newspapers usally had only one page and there were no pictures advertising or even headlines.
The oldest daily newspaper in Britain which is being printed (print) today is The Times . It has been published (publish) since 1785.
Today more than 18,000 different newspapers are sold (sell) around the world.