Mahbub Alam (journalist)

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Mahbub (or Mahboob) Alam (1863-1933) was an Indian journalist and publisher who lived in Gujranwala. He was a pioneer in South Asian journalism,[1] and in 1888 he founded the daily newspaper Paisa Akhbar (Penny Newspaper), which covered political and social news.[2]

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  2. ^ Encyclopaedia of Modern Journalism and Mass Media By M.H. Syed, p. 268