Leadership in communication 1

Elizabeth Harris and Mikaela Mitchell Communication Timeline

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    Starting from the first Newspaper to the Cell Phone

  • First Daily Newspaper

    First Daily Newspaper
    The first daily newspaper was named Publick Occurrences. It was printed by Richard Pierce and edited by Benjamin Harris in Boston.
  • First Electric Telegraph

    First Electric Telegraph
    The electric telegraph is a now outdated communication system that transmitted electric signals over wires from location to location that translated into a message.
  • Pony Express

    Pony Express
    The pony express was one of western american's first systems of delivering mail over long distances. The young men who delivered mail would ride and walk over 1,966 miles between Missouri and California in less than 10 days.
  • American Sholes Tpyewriter

    American Sholes Tpyewriter
    It was called the "Sholes & Glidden Type Writer," and it was produced by the gunmakers E. Remington and Sons in Ilion, New York from 1874-1878. It was not a great success, not more than 5,000 were sold,
  • Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

    Graham Bell Patents the Telephone
    But the famous date in 1876 is still a hallmark in technology mass communication leveled up. It was only three days after the patent landed that the famous first successful call was made.
  • Edison Patents the Phonograph

    Edison Patents the Phonograph
    The phonograph was initially marketed as a business dictation machine. Edison made improvements to the phonograph and to the cylinders which were played on them, the early ones being made of wax.
  • First Radio Signal Acrossed the Ocean

    First Radio Signal Acrossed the Ocean
    Italian physicist and radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi succeeds in sending the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean, disproving detractors who told him that the curvature of the earth would limit transmission to 200 miles or less. The message traveled more than 2,000 miles from Poldhu in Cornwall, England, to Newfoundland, Canada.
  • First Television Broadcast

    First Television Broadcast
    Alexanderson demonstrates the GE system and announces the beginning of television broadcasting. The pictures were received on sets with 1.5 square
    inch screens.
  • Computers First Sold Comercially

    Computers First Sold Comercially
    The machine weighed 35 metric tons and had 700.000 separate parts . This computer got its data via a magnetic tape. Zuse sold Z4, world's first commercial computer
  • First Cellular Phones

    First Cellular Phones
    The first hand-held mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell and Dr Martin Cooper of Motorola, using a handset weighing around 2.2 pounds