The New York World Newspaper

The Year of the Ripper

    The New York World is a defunct newspaper published in New York City from 1860 until 1931. The paper played a major role in the history of American newspapers. It was a leading national voice of the Democratic Party. From 1883 to 1911 under publisher Joseph Pulitzer, it became a pioneer in yellow journalism, capturing readers' attention and pushing its daily circulation to the one-million mark.

 Joseph Pulitzer and the Pulitzer Building on Park Row.

Nellie Bly - Journalist


Chief Editor - 1891

Julius Chambers

Newsies, kids earning money delivering and selling newspapers

While Jack the Ripper was busy in London during the year 1891, New York City had its Ripper to contend with, or did the real Jack the Ripper visit New York in April of 1891?

Remington Standard
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Key Fictional Characters in "BLEECKER STREET "

Emma Gilder - Journalist for the New York World

James Rankin - Owner of the Print Shop

 Victor Titus - Writer for the National Police Gazette