Reuters, Bonn 1988
News room of United Press in New York, 1933
Portrait photograph of E. W. Scripps, c. 1912
United Press International office in Washington D.C., circa 2005

United Press International (UPI) is an American international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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As a result of the increasing newspapers, the Associated Press was now challenged by the creation of United Press Associations in 1907 and International News Service by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst in 1909.

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Associated Press

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Logo on the former AP building in New York City
The APTN Building in London

The Associated Press (AP) is an American non-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

The decision facilitated the growth of its main rival United Press International, headed by Hugh Baillie from 1935 to 1955.

International News Service

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The International News Service (INS) was a U.S.-based news agency (newswire) founded by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst in 1909.

In May 1958 it merged with rival United Press to become United Press International.