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Archive for September 29, 2009

The Greeks contributed many things to journalism including the addition of vowels to the alphabet and the first known Western history in 443 B.C. “The final step in the development of writing was the adoption of an alphabet,” according to our textbook on page 47. The Greek addition of vowels came by about 750 B.C. The […]

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In 1735 France provided unlikely centers of information exchange.  Salons were places to discuss news and information, especially in the salon of Madame Doublet.  The news that passed through this particular salon was used to write Louis Petit de Bachaumont’s Mémoires secret. This publication brought literary life of the eighteenth century to light.  It discussed topics such […]

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