Question: When was the first advice column in a newspaper?

While it isnt immediately clear where advice columns first originated, some place the origin in 1690 in the Athenian Mercury.

How do you write a newspaper advice column?

When writing a column, doGive the reader timely, helpful information.Develop a structure and keep it. Write simple and short sentences and paragraphs.In personal columns, use local names and places.Let others speak for you by use of quotes and references.Learn the difference between a column and a news story.

Why do we love advice columns?

Media psychologist Pamela Rutledge agrees that a love for advice columns is rooted in something deeper: a hardwired penchant for social connection. “We are looking to see what other people are going through, because it allows us, especially if we have problems, to not feel alone,” Rutledge says.

How do you reply to Agony Aunt letters?

Firstly, I want to thank you for trusting me that I can solve your problem. I promise I will try my best to help you. I have understood your situation and I am going to give you some advice down below.

What is the size of a newspaper column?

In the United States, a common newspaper column measurement is about 11 picas wide —about 1.83 inches (46 mm)—though this measure varies from paper to paper and in other countries.

How do you respond to agony letter?

Firstly, I want to thank you for trusting me that I can solve your problem. I promise I will try my best to help you. I have understood your situation and I am going to give you some advice down below.

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