Briton Hadden

Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce.wikipedia
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Time (magazine)

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Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce.
Time magazine was created in 1923 by Briton Hadden and Henry Luce, making it the first weekly news magazine in the United States.

Henry Luce

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Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce.
There, he first met Briton Hadden, who would become a lifelong partner.

Yale Daily News

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At Yale, Hadden was elected to the staff of the Yale Daily News and later served as the paper's chairman twice (1917-1918 and 1919-1920).
Called the YDN (or sometimes the News, the Daily News, or the Daily Yalie), the paper is produced in the Briton Hadden Memorial Building at 202 York Street in New Haven and printed off-site at Turley Publications in Palmer, Massachusetts.

Poly Prep

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Hadden got his start in newspaper writing at Brooklyn's Poly Prep Country Day School, where he wrote for the school magazine, the Poly Prep, and distributed a hand-written, underground sheet to his classmates that was called The Daily Glonk.

Hotchkiss School

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Moving to the Hotchkiss School, Hadden wrote for the Hotchkiss Record, a weekly newspaper.

Robert Livingston Johnson

In 1923, Hadden and Luce co-founded Time magazine along with Robert Livingston Johnson and another Yale classmate.
After the war, he partnered with Henry Luce, Briton Hadden and another Yale classmate to form Time, Inc. He served as vice president and advertising director for the upstart company.

Yale University

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Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce.

Jazz Age

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Though he died at 31, he was considered one of the most influential journalists of the twenties, a master innovator and stylist, and an iconic figure of the Jazz Age.

Newspaper

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Hadden got his start in newspaper writing at Brooklyn's Poly Prep Country Day School, where he wrote for the school magazine, the Poly Prep, and distributed a hand-written, underground sheet to his classmates that was called The Daily Glonk.

Editing

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Luce was the News' managing editor the second time.

Delta Kappa Epsilon

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While at Yale, Hadden was a brother of Delta Kappa Epsilon (Phi chapter) and a member of Skull and Bones.

Skull and Bones

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While at Yale, Hadden was a brother of Delta Kappa Epsilon (Phi chapter) and a member of Skull and Bones.

Fort Jackson (South Carolina)

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It was during a break from school, when Hadden and Luce traveled south to Camp Jackson, South Carolina as ROTC officer candidates, that they began seriously discussing the idea of creating a magazine that would condense all the news of the week into a brief and easily readable "digest."

Bachelor's degree

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After receiving his bachelor's degree from Yale in 1920, Hadden wrote for the New York World, where he was mentored by one of New York's most famous and accomplished newspaper editors, Herbert Bayard Swope.

New York World

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After receiving his bachelor's degree from Yale in 1920, Hadden wrote for the New York World, where he was mentored by one of New York's most famous and accomplished newspaper editors, Herbert Bayard Swope.

Herbert Bayard Swope

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After receiving his bachelor's degree from Yale in 1920, Hadden wrote for the New York World, where he was mentored by one of New York's most famous and accomplished newspaper editors, Herbert Bayard Swope.

Chicago Daily News

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In late 1921, Hadden wrote to Luce, who had recently been let go by the Chicago Daily News, and suggested that they both go to work for the Baltimore News.

Baltimore News-American

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In late 1921, Hadden wrote to Luce, who had recently been let go by the Chicago Daily News, and suggested that they both go to work for the Baltimore News.

News magazine

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In Baltimore, they spent their nights working on the idea of a news magazine, which, at first, they planned to call Facts.

The New Yorker

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For the next year and several months, both Time and The New Yorker were edited at 25 W. 45th Street in Manhattan.

Harold Ross

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Thus two of the major magazine editors of the 1920s — Briton Hadden and Harold Ross — worked in the same building.

Viridans streptococci

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He died two months later, most likely of streptococcus viridans, which had entered his bloodstream, causing sepsis and ultimately the failure of his heart.

Sepsis

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He died two months later, most likely of streptococcus viridans, which had entered his bloodstream, causing sepsis and ultimately the failure of his heart.

Life (magazine)

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Luce presided over the growth of the Time-Life empire, and donated funds towards the construction of a building at 202 York Street in New Haven, Connecticut that would eventually become the Yale Daily News' new home.

New Haven, Connecticut

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Luce presided over the growth of the Time-Life empire, and donated funds towards the construction of a building at 202 York Street in New Haven, Connecticut that would eventually become the Yale Daily News' new home.