Plotting a technological history of journalism

Electric telegraph July 27, 1866 – SS Great Eastern completes laying of Transatlantic telegraphic cables By 1852, miles of American telegraphic wires had grown from 40 in 1846 to 23,000 In 1849-1869, telegraphic mileage had increased by 108,000 miles Cost of information transmission fell with its increasing ubiquity as well as instantization of global communication. … Read more