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‘Gutenberg the Geek’

Posted by: | April 28, 2012 | No Comment |

One of the major points I make in History of Journalism: From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg (Comm455, fall semester, T/R 10:30 a.m.) is the connection between the invention of the printing press and the social media revolution today. Here’s a video about Jeff Jarvis’s new Kindle Single, “Gutenberg the Geek,” and an interview with Jarvis on […]

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A do-it-yourself Gutenberg press

Posted by: | September 19, 2011 | No Comment |

A handmade Gutenberg letterpress used to make wedding announcements.

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The Printing Press

Posted by: | September 28, 2009 | No Comment |

                                              Johannes Gutenberg                                            Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg gets the majority of the credit for inventing the printing press. The German goldsmith built the first printing press in 1440 . It should also be noted, however, that the Chinese played a vital role in the development of this ground-breaking machine. Almost 300 years before Gutenberg […]

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