History of Journalism
When you wake up in a bustling city like Toronto or a small rural town like Sarnia, what do you do? You probably pick up the latest copy of the Toronto Star, Globe & Mail or Toronto Sun from your doorsteps or closest newsstand. What do you listen to on the radio on the way to work? You listen to the news. What do you watch at 11:00 o'clock at night? You watch the
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the Nixon-Kennedy debates were televised and on the radio. On the radio it sounded like Nixon was winning the debate, but on television you could see that Nixon was sweating (5).
Now we have million of radio news stations, and television stations. Newspapers now are very profitable businesses with the latest technology.
All in all journalism has come a long way since Acta Diurna to today's CNN. Who knows what form journalism may come in next?