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Top Ten Inventions in Media

  • Jan 1, 1440

    The Printing Press

    The Printing Press
    The printing press was a device invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 1440. This device was created to print out more books and letters so people can have their own copies of religious books like the bible. The printing press allowed more books and letters to be printed faster with a larger amount of books being produced in the end. The demand to read and write grew larger as more books were printed. Wikipedia: Printing Press
  • The First Newspaper

    The First Newspaper
    The first newpaper was first published in 1605 by Johann Carolus in Strasbourg, France. The invention of the newpaper allows its contents to be accessible to the public and keeps its information up to date.It covers a variety of topics to enterain and inform civilians. The newspaper educates the public of recent news locally, nationally and internationally. Wikipedia: Newspaper
  • The First Photographic Image by Camera

    The First Photographic Image by Camera
    The first photographic camera was invented in 1814 by Joseph Nicephone Niepce. The camera was a new invention attracted many people. People were overwhelmed that they can have pictures that take seconds to print. The camera soon became a worldwide device that showed different people different lifestyles and places. History of Photography and the Camera
  • The Invention of the Microphone

    The Invention of the Microphone
    The microphone was invented in 1827. The microphone is a device capable of transforming sound waves in electric currents. The microphone has become useful for recording and transmitting sound.It has become an easy device to entertain and spread music and speeches through the radio and television. Wikipedia: Microphone
  • The Invention of the Typewriter

    The Invention of the Typewriter
    The typewriter was invented by Christopher Latham Sholes in 1868. The typewriter allowed reporters and authors to tell stories and contribute new ideas and thoughts about society and life. The typewriter attracted more people to get into journalism. The typewriter effected culture through music, movies and art. The Invention of the Typewriter
  • The Telephone

    The Telephone
    The telephone was invented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell. The telephone has made communications between friends and family a lot easier especially the ones that are separated throughout the world. The telephone has kept connections between nations strong and has helped the economy as it contributes to society. Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone
  • The First Portable Motion Picture

    The First Portable Motion Picture
    The first portable motion picture was invented by Louis Lumiere in 1895. Motion pictures have changed society as it shows individuals the way of life and the type of life that showed me lived. Motion pictures have been entertaining indivuals and have helped through many depressions and wars as it amused people. History of Motion Pictures
  • The First Hand-held Mobile Phone

    The First Hand-held Mobile Phone
    The hand-held mobile phone, also known as a cell phone, was available ever since Doctor Martin Cooper took his revolutionary call in 1973. The cell phone has been an easy way to call friends, family, employees and employers. The hand-held device is portable and is taken anywhere. It has become a lifestyle of obtaining a cell phone as many people's lives revolve around this small device. History of the Cell Phone
  • The I-Pod

    The I-Pod
    The first I-pod invented was on October 23, 2001 by its company "Apple." I-pods were first used mostly by university students who needed to memorize their notes by listening to their lectures over and over again. I-pods soon became a major aspect of everyone’s life as it stores photos, videos, games and especially music. I-pods have come out with a variety of sizes, shapes and colour.
    iPod History
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  • The Invention of Facebook

    The Invention of Facebook
    Facebook is a world wide website created by a college student named Mark Zuckerberg in 2004. Facebook was created for a way that friends and family can connect over the internet and share personal information. It's an easy way to stay connected to all the people you know and a great way to meet new people all around the world.
    History of Facebook