The Evolution of the Traditional Media to New Media (Dianne's Group)

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In History
  • 38,000 BCE

    Cave Painting

    Cave Painting
    Cave paintings are painted drawings on cave walls or ceilings, mainly of prehistoric origin.
  • 35,000 BCE

    Stone Tablets

    Stone Tablets
    In recent centuries the tablets have been popularly described and depicted as round-topped rectangles but this has little basis in religious tradition.
  • -200 BCE

    Smoke Signal

    Smoke Signal
    Smoke signal is one of the oldest form of long distance communication
  • -150 BCE

    Writing Materials

    Writing Materials
    Ancient writers wrote on a variety of other materials besides papyrus, including pottery, animal hides, wood, and even ancient paper.
  • -150 BCE

    Traditional Paper

    Traditional Paper
    Traditional paper is a “wood” like material primarily used for writing, first invented in ancient China.
  • 1440

    Printing Press

    Printing Press
    Printing press is a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium (such as paper or cloth), thereby transferring the ink.
  • Newspaper

    Newspaper is a serial publication containing news about current events, other informative articles about politics, sports, arts, and so on, and advertising.
  • Magazine

    Magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published.
  • Photography

    Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light.
  • Morse Code

    Morse Code
    Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic messages.
  • Typewriter

    Typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing characters similar to those produced by printer’s movable type.
  • Telephone

    Telephone is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.
  • Radio

    Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space.
  • Television

    Television is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black-and-white), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
  • Personal Computer

    Personal Computer
    Personal computer or PC is a multi-purpose electronic computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
  • E-mail

    Email also known as electronic mail is a method of exchanging messages between people using electronics.
  • Mobile Phones

    Mobile Phones
    Mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.
  • Smartphone

    Smart phone is a mobile personal computer with a mobile operating system with features useful for mobile or handheld use.
  • Social Media

    Social Media
    Social media are websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
    Personal Insight: We can share ideas, communicate with other people around the world, share our thoughts and feelings, and many more.