Points of Consideration 6 – 25 points
DUE: Monday October 22
Reading: Revolutions in Communication, pp.107-137, pp 138-209
Respond briefly to each question. Briefly define each vocabulary term. Perfectly follow these guidelines for a written paper.
What were some ways that the emergence of the telegraph in the mid–19th century change the news business?
What were some news services that emerged outside of the United States?
How did United Press and International News Association challenge the power of the Associated Press in the early twentieth century?
Why was the telephone regarded as a technology to circumvent the telegraph?
How did AT&T become a regulated monopoly in the early 1910s?
Why did AT&T break up in the early 1980s? What was the result?
VOCABULARY (define briefly)
Alexander Graham Bell
American Telephone and Telegraph
What Hath God Wrought?
NOTE: SELECT AT LEAST THREE OF THE VOCABULARY TERMS ABOVE AND POST TO YOUR TIMELINE.