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"The Age of Electrified Media"
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What is characterized as the first form of media to capitalize on the availability and transmission of electricity?
What enterprise did the telegraph put out of business virtually overnight?
the pony express
What did Neil Postman argue that the telegraph, as a media ancestor, led to?
lead to today's fragmented, sensationalist communication world dominated by social media and cable television
What term did author Tom Standage give to the telegraph era?
the victorian internet
What were the first words Thomas Edison recorded?
mary had a little lamb
What three things did historian Irving Fang say radio carried to the American population?
1. gave uniformity to a diverse population
2. contact to the lonely
3. comfort to scattered listeners
Who invented the first television?
philo t. farnsworth
When in his life did he first draw up his idea for how it would work?
at the age of 14 and showed his high school chemistry teacher in Utah
What expectations for television to bring to the world did TV's inventor live to be disappointed about?
he expected it to bring education and peace to the world
What became the first televised war?
What did historian Erik Barnouw compare a radio-television network to?
nervous system because it sorts and distributes information,... can speed or slow the pulse of society,... strikes the juices of emotion and can trigger action
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