Schubin Cafe: History of Media Series: “The Origins of the Newscast”, June 10, 2021, 5:00 pm EDT

Join media-technology historian Mark Schubin for a glimpse at “The Origins of the Newscast.”

We live in a world of the 24-hour news cycle. Would you believe the idea was published in 1846? A war correspondent is injured on the job in the Middle East and becomes the video news story; that was published in 1882, complete with press markings on the vehicle, product placement on the news set, an HD aspect ratio for home viewers and giant screens for those in public spaces. Thousands began paying for electronic newscasts in 1893. Why?

June 10, 2021, 5:00 pm EDT

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