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William Thomas Stead

W. T. Stead

William Thomas Stead was the pioneer of a new journalism he called Government by Journalism, and is best known for his time as editor of the Pall Mall Gazette.[1]

He has sometimes been referred to as 'the most famous person to have died on the RMS Titanic'.[2]


  1. Revolutions in Communication: Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age
  2. The Titanic For Dummies

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