Question of the Day

Jun 16, 2014

Yesterday's question of the day asked: In what year did Ted Turner found CNN? That would be 1980!

Congratulations to Amy B Wang for being the very first to answer that correctly! Honorable mentions also go out to Paul BoydCarrie GrayClaudine LaforceHollywood HighlandsAnita FerrerMichelle MaxwellHiram ReisnerRachel RohEdward TennerVirginia Alimenti, and Ken Walker for also getting that right!

And for today's question, here it is: Many journalists give former Washington Post President and Publisher Philip L. Graham credit for being the first to describe journalism as "the first rough draft of history." But who may have written those words even earlier?

Click here to tweet your answer to @MuckRack. Remember, you must spell an answer correctly to be counted! We’ll announce the winners tomorrow!

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