acta diurna


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Journalism, something akin to today's print journalism, has existed since Roman times, when the Acta Diurna carried news, gossip and even satirical caricatures of the latest Roman politicians and scandals across the empire.
"Journal" comes from the Latin "diurna." Romans called compendiums of news posted at forums and other public places "Acta Diurna" (daily events).
y otros al Acta diurna populi romani que daba noticias de lo que sucedia en el imperio en el tiempo de mando de Julio Cesar.
It was growing when Roman citizen-statesmen memorialized their actions in the daily newssheet Acta Diurna in the decade before the first millennium.