Mass Media

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Creation of the alphabet

    Creation of the alphabet
    created some time in the 4th millennium BCE. collections of symbols that make up our language. Without that not just media but our entire world would be different.
  • Jan 19, 1440

    Gutenberg Press

    Gutenberg Press
    the first printing press created by Johannes Gutenberg revolutionized the printing world. It was able to print larger quantities in short periods of time.
  • The first Newspaper Published in America

    The first Newspaper Published in America
    Publick Occurrences was printed by Richard Pierce and edited by Benjamin Harris in Boston on September 25, 1690
  • first general-interest magazine

    first general-interest magazine
    The Gentleman's Magazine, first published in London by Edward Cave
  • the first radio broadcast (Morse Code)

    the first radio broadcast (Morse Code)
    first claimed audio transmission by Reginald Fessenden. in 1909 Charles Herrold started broadcasting in California and around a year later started carrying audio. his station was called KCBS
  • First Television

    First Television
    created John Largie Baird, The television evolved to bring us movies, tv shows, news cast, and many more forms of media that are now extremely important within our society today
  • FM Radio

    FM Radio
    was patented by inventor Edwin H. Armstrong. FM uses frequency modulation of the radio wave to minimize static and interference from electrical equipment and the atmosphere

    the first message sent from UCLA to Stanford
  • start of personal computers

    start of personal computers
    the IBM Personal Compuer (PC)