Saturday, June 29, 2013

We've come a long way baby (in newspapers)

Well, at least this proves that some newspapers were thinking about the impacts of the computer and Internet about the time Al Gore invented it. This 1981 news report about the Internet and newspapers is a fun listen.

It shows that some newspaper execs could see there would be an impact, but even in these early days they discounted what it might mean.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Two hours to download the entire edition. Shoot, we sometimes wait longer than that for current news on Mlive.