The author of this passage wanted to write an essay about the influence of newspapers upon politics in both America and Europe throughout history. Has the author achieved his purpose? A) Yes, because the author has given an in-depth picture of the historical development of the newspaper. B) Yes, because the author mentions several instances of how newspapers affected politics in America and Europe. C) No, because the author focuses more on the technology used to develop newspapers, rather than newspapers themselves. D) No, because the essay is about the historical development of newspapers rather than the political influence of newspapers.