Question of the Day

Mar 19, 2014

Yesterday's Question of the Day asked …  In the Catholic religion, who is considered the patron saint of journalists? That would be St. Francis de Sales.

Congratulations to Edward Borasky for being the first to answer that question correctly! Honorable mentions also go out to Eugene HuntCraig Pittman of the Tampa Bay TimesClaudine LaforceHiram Reisner, freelance journalist Amy ZipkinBill Chuck of the Chicago Sun-Times and the Boston GlobeRon CasalottiAlva Lewis (who had to answer today's question, as a journalist and Notre Dame alum), Jason Hensel Paul JJ Payack ‏Aimee Levitt of the Chicago ReaderCarolyn T. Stone@.l.interpretationsHollywood HighlandsRick Marianetti , Vic Ryckaert of the Indianapolis Star, and Cindi Lash of Pittsburgh Magazine for also getting it right.

As for today's question: This handwritten bulletin was posted daily in ancient Rome's public square, and is commonly considered the world's first newspaper (even if it no longer exists today). What was it called?

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. We’ll announce the winners tomorrow!

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