Category: News history

The History of News. Earliest stages

Long since the news has spread, often in a distorted form, as rumors, from person to person. Official news in ancient times was delivered by the messengers, they were announced to the public by the herald. In ancient Rome, the wealthy people who lived in the colonies had their own personal correspondents in Rome who …

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Middle Ages

In medieval Europe, the need to maintain communications between cities forced governments, institutions and some private individuals to set up special messengers who constantly traveled between certain cities, passing messages of different kinds from one to another. At the end of the 15th century, government agencies, monasteries, princes, universities began to use such messengers to …

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1450-ies

Until the invention of the press in Germany in the 1450s by Johann Gutenberg, which allowed the reproduction of text and images without the use of scribes, newspapers (which were still the same scrolls that were copied from the hand with the main news) remained a very expensive attribute of the lives of high-ranking officials …

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News. XIX century

In the 19th century, the appearance of an electric telegraph made it possible for newspapers, with unprecedented speed, to bring news of events around the world to the attention of readers. The appearance of broadcasting in the 1920s further accelerated the spread of news. The spread of television since the 1940s allowed not only to …

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News

As a rule, news on television and radio are broadcast several times a day, start at the beginning of the hour and last from two minutes to an hour. News usually comes from such areas as politics, economics, science, culture, sports, with a weather forecast in prison. Western tradition suggests that the news should be …

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Recommendations to be followed by journalists working in mass media

& nbsp; Seek clarity before you even write a word. As carefully as possible, include each new stage in your narrative, each event in a chain of events, every argument in evidence. Do not assume that readers know everything beforehand and understand everything. Explain the lingo. Representatives of large companies say that their “operating unit” …

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