Newspapers news. fictional and in-depth reporting. penny per copy (instead of subscription sales). It increased literacy, improved printing, and appealed to the rising middle class. The new definition of news focused on the report all sides of a story. A focuses on a greater coverage of a story builds circulation. After ochs purchased the times in 1896, it became one of america"s great newspapers because of this type of journalism: history of journalism: penny press, modern, literary. Penny press: in 1833 printer benjamin day launched the new york sun. The price was a middle class and not the elite. This began the advent of professional reporters to collect. Modern journalism: a greater emphasis on the facts and objectivity which an attempt to. Literacy journalism: a new journalism form which adapted fictional story lines to non: pioneers of journalism, the inverted pyramid of newswriting.