Unformatted text preview: content business transmits by wires sent to local papers c. Concentrated on local news beforehand (due to time of National news) d. Newspapers now have standardized structure e. Less flowery language/less tastes/more sensation content D. Western Union Dominance a. Bought up rivals – 1 st National monopoly b. Opposition telegraph Act of 1866 i. No new competition emerged, but there was a price restraint E. Wiring the News a. Transatlantic cables went through Britain – filter on way to American pub. b. 4 th Amendment – privacy of letters...
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- Spring '07
- Monopoly, Wire, Telegraphy, Electrical telegraph, Morse electromagnetic telegraph