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Flashback: The Newest Form of Electronic Journalism–in 1981



The newest form of electronic journalism, in 1981, is quite hilarious in retrospect. My favorite bit: “This is an experiment, we’re trying to figure out what it’s going to mean to us as editors and reporters and what it means to the home user. And we’re not in it to make money.” It took over 2 hours to receive the newspaper via phone.NR