Evolution of Journalism from Print to Online Journalism

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  • 1157

    Paper Mills in Spain

    Paper Mills in Spain
    Paper Mills invented in Spain Thistlerose Publications 2005, ' Some dates in history in cultural technologies', viewed 20 July 2017http://worldhistorysite.com/culttech.html
  • 1440

    The printing press

    The printing press
    Guttenberg invents the first printing press with movable type thus allowing for mass distribution of papers. Newspapers were published with woodblock, but the press is fast and efficient. The Guttenberg press was used until the 20th Century. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne This video demonstrates how the press works.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksLaBnZVRnM
  • World's first newspaper

    World's first newspaper
    The world's first newspaper is printed in Germany in 1605. The newspaper was called 'The Relation'. Belgium, France and England quickly followed suit from 1620-30's. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Penny Press

    The Penny Press
    During the 1800's literacy rates were growing among the working class. The penny press were cheap newspapers that only costs a penny and increased newspaper circulation. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • Sydney Morning Herald Published

    Sydney Morning Herald Published
    First issue of the Sydney Morning Herald, originally Sydney Herald was published in 1831. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Courier Mail published

    The Courier Mail published
    First issue of The Courier Mail published in 1846. The Moreton Bay Courier and The Courier amalgamated to form the Courier Mail. Many other regional papers followed suit including the Queensland Guardian and the Ipswich Observer. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Age Australia published

    The Age Australia published
    First issue of The Age Australia is published during the peak of the Gold Rush in Australia. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Australian Financial Review

    The Australian Financial Review
    First issue of The Australian Financial Review and was published weekly. Over time due popularity, the publication increased to daily publication in 1963. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Australian Newspaper

    The Australian Newspaper
    First issue of The Australian was published in 1964 as Australia's national newspaper whilst other publications focused on their 'patch'. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The Koori Mail

    The Koori Mail
    The Koori Mail was launched in 1991 and is jointly owned by five different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups. Profit from the publication is returned back to communities and as at 2015 it was published fortnighty. Bainbridge,Goc & Tynan 2015, 'Media and Journalism: New approaches to theory and practice 3rd ed' Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • The first website

    The first website
    The beginning of the internet and the very first website. Linge, N 2013, 'The archeology of communications' Industrial Archeology Review, vol. 35, no. 1, p.45-64
  • First online web browser

    First online web browser
    The very first web browser was created. Linge, N 2013, 'The archeology of communications' Industrial Archeology Review, vol. 35, no. 1, p.45-64
  • New York Times goes online

    New York Times goes online
    The New York Times go live and joins the digital revolution and publishes in print and online. www.nytimes.com
  • The Daily Telegraph are online

    The Daily Telegraph are online
    The UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph begin to publish news online.
  • The Guardian move online

    The Guardian move online
    The Guardian begins to publish news online in the UK. www.guardian.com/uk-news
  • RSS Feed Begins

    RSS Feed Begins
    The RSS Feed begins and allows for online syndication and distribution of content.
    This video explains RSS
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU
  • Blogger Platform is created

    Blogger Platform is created
    The Web 2.0 begins and the Blogger platform goes live. It could be considered the birth of citizen journalism as users now have the means to write and publish their own content. www.blogger.com
  • Crikey Magazine

    Crikey Magazine
    Electronic magazine, Crikey is launched online. Crikey is a subscriber only alternative news publication that covers issues that the mainstream publication doesn't report on. www.crikey.com.au
  • Wordpress launched

    Wordpress launched
    Google launches Wordpress thus launching the User Generated Content evolution. Individuals can now gather content, and publish on easily accessible platforms. www.wordpress.com
  • Facebook is launched

    Facebook is launched
    Online Social Network website, Facebook is launched, thus changing the world forever. Individuals, businesses and journalists start using the platform to connect and break news stories. www.facebook.com
  • Youtube is launched

    Youtube is launched
    Youtube is launched. The video platform allows user to become citizen journalists by recording and publishing their own content. Youtube 2017, <www.youtube.com>
  • Huffington Post Online Newspaper

    Huffington Post Online Newspaper
    The Huffington Post is launched in America as an alternative news website with political commentary. www.huffingtonpost.com
  • Twitter is launched

    Twitter is launched
    The first tweet is sent by Jack Dorsey on March 21. Twitter is officially launched on 15th July 2006. Twitter 2017, <www.twitter.com>
  • The Australian announces paywalls for content

    The Australian announces paywalls for content
    The Australian announce that they will have a paywall on their online content. ABC News 2011
    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-06-07/the-australian-to-adopt-paywall-in-october/2749510