MSCM 430 - Bruno

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In History
  • Sedition Act

    The Sedition Act made it illegal to publishing of any false, scadelous or malicious writing against the government.
  • Maxwell theorizes the existence of electromagnetic waves

    Maxwell theorizes the existence of electromagnetic waves
    MaxwellMaxwell's theory of the existanve of electromagnetic waves has been called the "second great unification in physics", The first was Isaac Newton's.Maxwell found that electric and magnetic fields travel in waves, and at the constant speed of light.
  • Edison invents electric light

    Edison invents electric light
    EdisonThomas Edison invented the system to have electricity light entire buildings. The first large scale test of his work sent electricity to light 25 buildings.
  • Marconi across the Atlantic

    Marconi across the Atlantic
    morseHe sent the first tradio ransmission over the Atlantic, he disproved theories that said because of the curvature of the earth signals could not go further than 200 miles. He sent morse code, the letter "s"
  • Indi 500

    Indi 500
    The first Indianapolis 500 race was this day in 1911. Ray Harrounat won.
  • Sinking of the Titanic

    Sinking of the Titanic
    TitanicThe Titanic was a passenger liner and one of the largers ships in the water at the time. She hit and iceburg during her first vogage across the ocean killing over 1,500 people. This disaster lead to the requirment of radios on all ships and that that must be on at all times.
  • First FM radio Station

    First FM radio Station
    radioIn 1937 the first FM radio station was established, the radio station did not go on air until 1930. The station was a Yankee Network.
  • War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast

    War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast
    War of the WorldsThis braodcast was based on the book War of the Worlds. It was done in a news bullet fasion without commercial breaks. The manner that this story was broadcast lead some listeners to believe that there was an actual alien invsion in progress.
  • D-Day

    American, British, and Canadian troops landed on the beaches of Normandy during WWII. This was the invasion of Westen Europe with the allied troops.
  • Korean Way

    Korean Way
    The Korean war wasn between the Republic of Korean and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This was when the relationship between war reporters and the military began to disintegrate.
  • The Academy Awards

    The Academy Awards
    OscarsThe first televison broadcast of the Oscars was in 1953. It was in black and white. Today the Oscars are viewed by more that a billion people.
  • 9/11 Attacks

    9/11 Attacks
    TwinIn 2001, the Twin Towers were hit in a terrorist attack. The United States came together. There were thousands of people who were injured or killed. There are many conspicacy theories that believe that the attacks were staged and that they towers would not have fallen if it weren't for explosions.
  • Skype

    Skype was started in 2003, it has been owned by Microsoft since 2011. It is an online way for users to chat with other users via instant messaging, voice snf video chatting.
  • Creation of MySpace

    Creation of MySpace
    MyspaceMyspace is a social media network website, in the past few years it has had a steady decline of users. At one time it was the most visited social networking website. But in 2008, it was surpassed by Facebook.
  • Creation of Facebook

    Creation of Facebook
    FacebookFacebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and fellow Harvard Students. This website is one of the most used social networking websites. People use it for all different things, keeoing intouch with friends, stalking exs and portentail love interests, getting information about events and much much more.
  • Creation on Twitter

    Creation on Twitter
    TwitterTwitter was created in March 2006, and launched in June. It is a social networking website that is used to keep followers updated on what is going on and what you are doing. People can follow the favorite celebrities, sports teams, and friends.
  • Iphone Release

    Iphone Release
    The first Iphone was announced by Steve Jobs in January. The Iphone has the ablility to have over 500,000 apps.
  • Presidential debates

    Presidential debates
    In 2007, that was the first year that the presidential debates were put on youtube for viewers to watch.
  • Ipad Lauch

    Ipad Lauch
    The first Ipads went on sale in 2010.
  • Leonard Pitts at Linfield

    Leonard Pitts at Linfield
    Leondard Pitts visited Linfield College to talk with mass communication students about his career and field of work.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was mostly fought with guerrilla tactics. My grandfather was in the Airforce during this war, he flew cargo planes with supplies.
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    Writing in China

    The invention of wood and ceramic block printing in China.
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0800
    Jan 1st, 0900

    Writing in Japan

    The invention of wood and ceramic block printing in Japan.
  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 0900
    Jan 1st, 1000

    Writing in Korea

    The invention of wood and ceramic block printing in China Korea.
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    Korean War

    MacArthurThis war was the last war that was primarily reported on by print media. The gerneral was Dougals MacArthur, he was opposed to censorship of the media but this only lead to increased strain in ealtionship between the press and the military.