John Black

Dates: 1783-1855
The "Morning Chronicle" was a successful newspaper that influenced British political debate from the whig side. Charles Dickens was a reporter for the "Chronicle" before his literary career took off. Black also completed a number of translations of foreign correspondence.
Online: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/2494
Occupations: editor, translator


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