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Samuel I. Newhouse

Newhouse Publishing

1921 - 1979

Publishing & Print Media

1920 b. 1895
male
Personal
Born-Died1895 - 1979
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherDeceased / Absent
Era - 1920

At the age of 26 with $600 borrowed from his relatives, Newhouse bought his first local newspaper, the Staten Island Advance. Over the next five decades, Newhouse would amass a communications giant including a collection of 22 local newspapers, 6 television stations, 5 national magazines, 4 radio stations, and 20 cable TV stations. Newhouse’s strict financial control and oversight enabled him to build the most profitable publishing company in the United States.