The Penguin News

The Penguin Post has learned that there’s a namesake publication located on a small pair of islands off the coast of Argentina, and it’s called The Penguin News.  The first copies of The Penguin News went on sale 33 years ago. Founder Graham Bound sensed that the British administered islands with a population of about 3000 needed a new voice and in response The Penguin News was created.  It has, save for a few rare silences (such as during the Falkland’s War in 1982), been with us ever since.   To date, seven different editors have been at the helm of the paper with numerous deputy editors, columnists and typists contributing over the years.  Of course over the years with an indigenous penguin population about 100 times the human population there have been plenty of penguin related articles.  The Falklands have become a major tourist destination for penguin lovers,  but if you read the paper you’ll realize there’s lots more going on in this wonderfully fascinating corner of the world.

Advertisements

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: