Media history

Timeline created by nicolemeadows
  • Jan 1, 1440

    First Printing Press

    First Printing Press
    It took Johann Gutenberg five years to finally release the first working printing press. Without the invention of the printing press we would not have all the books we have today, books would have to be written by hand and were sold for a very large amount of money.
  • Jan 1, 1505

    First book Made

    First book Made
    "How to catch a mammoth" by Gronk, was written in 56,000BC
    this book was almost like an instruction manual on how to build a good mammoth trap. Because the first book was written it lead to all of the book we have.
  • Alphebet

    Alphebet
    the first real form of alphabet was the Greek one this was because there was a symbol for every word. - 500BC
    Today the alphabet is used for almost everything written. its a form of media communication.
  • Newspaper

    Newspaper
    Julius Caesar created the first vertion of newspaper in 59BC. important news was created onto a stone tablet called a "Acta Divrna" they were posted around town for citicens to read. The first form of newspaper has lead to are known newspapers, whitch give us tons of media infromation.
  • The Zoopraxiscope

    The Zoopraxiscope
    William Lincoln invented the first made The Zoopraxiscope. known as the "wheel of life" the zoopracxiscope had a slit were the person recording could see moving drawings, also known as pictures. today we use a video camera for almost everything. recording life moments, music videos and TV.
  • The first telephone

    The first  telephone
    Alexander Graham Bell made the first working telephone. today we use cell phones and telephones as one of are biggest way to communicate.
  • The Phonograph

    The Phonograph
    Thomas Alva Edison was the first inventor to create the Phonograph, it was the first ever invented machine too record sound and play it back. today we have cds and MP3 files. without the first record we would not have are music technology today.
  • radio

    radio
    Guglilmo Marconi made the first radio. today people listen to media on the radio in there daily lives.
  • First T.V Made

    First T.V Made
    Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented the first ever working t.v. television is one of the most common used technology these days without the first invented t.v we wouldn't have most of the technology we have today, we use tv for tons of media, such as news, gossip, weather, and many others.
  • First television invented

    First  television invented
    Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented the first made television, tv is one of the biggest media broadcasters today. people watch all sorts of forms of media on TV. Today we have t.vs that are 3D!
  • Internet (Packet switching)

    Internet (Packet switching)
    Leonard Kleinrock invented "packet switching" witch was the first form of the internet. internet is probably the biggest place to start or read media.
  • Cell Phone

    Cell Phone
    Dr.Martin Cooper invented the first cell phone. it was the first portable way to call someone if you weren't home. today we have cellphones that can do amazing things, but without Dr.Martin Coopers contribution to media history we would never have them.
  • First Walkman Made

    First Walkman Made
    Sony chief and founder Masaru lbuka & Akio Montita, were the first people to make the Walkman, without the Walkman we would have never developed other hand held music players like we know today. for example the ipod!
  • First Known Music Video

    First Known Music Video
    Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was the first music video introduced to the public. When MTV first broadcasted this music video it started the making of the music videos we know today.
  • First Made Ipod

    First Made Ipod
    Tony Fadell and his team created the "ipod" which was known as a better more efficient MP3 player. today we have more then twenty generations of ipod's.
  • Twitter

    Twitter
    Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Biz Stones created twitter in 2006. Twitter is a way to connect people, today you can do amazing media things such as go on twitter type in anyone's name (as long as they have twitter) and find out what they are doing right at that very moment!