TITLE

The Telegraph, Newspapers, and 19th-Century Disruption

AUTHOR(S)
MILLER, RON
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
EContent;May2012, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares how the Internet and the telegraph each affected the newspaper industry. The book "The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers" by Tom Standage is noted. Topics include how both the Internet and the telegraph sped up the transmission of information, how the telegraph helped encourage the development of news syndicates, and the importance of adding analysis to news conveyed by telegraph or Internet.
ACCESSION #
75500007

 

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