-Helena Okolicsanyi When the first broadcast of news hit the airwaves through the radio in 1920, something significant was happening. For the first time, news was brought directly to the home. No loner did you have to wait for the next day’s newspaper to learn about the world, all you had to do was simply […]
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How was the first US newspaper, Publick Occurences similar to modern day blogging? Josh Landis and Mitch Butler explain how with the decline of newspapers, blogging has rejuvenated colonial journalism principles in which everyone has a voice.
What is original reporting? Jim Romenesko called attention to this CBS News promo that was released in August, claiming the network invented original reporting on television. The promo states: “What is original reporting? It’s finding your own facts, seeing them first hand; telling the story no one else will — or can. It’s not just […]
Some knew him as king of the anchormen, others as the most trusted man in America, old ironpants, Uncle Walter, and to some he was the first television anchorman. His name, Walter Leland Cronkite Jr., his image, news reporting at its best. The career of Walter Cronkite in news began in 1935 in the […]
In our previous two blog entries, we discussed how technological advancements like the printing press, steam engine, telegraph, and radio (see below) have helped spread information and the news to the public-at-large. In this entry, we will continue the discussion on how technology has helped shape the spread of information and the news. Source: Wikipedia While, the telegraph and radio were helpful in spreading information and news to the public-at-large, the television […]