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Published April 14, 2012, 11:30 PM

How sinking of Titanic raised new era in journalism

Coverage showed benefits, dangers of new instant wireless communications
It was the news story that forever changed the way news was shared. One hundred years ago, when a “tweet” was simply the sound a bird made, the story of the Titanic’s sinking spread across the globe via a network of amateurs who used a then-cutting-edge radio technology.

By: By Tammy Swift and Christopher Sullivan, INFORUM

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