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Television: the new coffeehouse?

Posted by: | September 30, 2014 | No Comment |

As I spoke about in my first post┬áregarding the history of coffeehouses, their purpose has changed over the years. However, I wanted to delve deeper into what replaced the purpose these meeting grounds once served. We know that when coffeehouses first arose in the 1700s, they were primarily a forum for spoken news. A very┬áprominent […]

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History of News

Posted by: | October 7, 2012 | No Comment |

Author of the book “A History of News,” Mitchell Stephens gave a short synopsis of the history of news for the Future of Journalism Project’s Youtube Page. The themes that we continue to discuss in our class are nicely summed up in this five minute video. What Stephens remarks on is the human race’s desire […]

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