September 30, 2020
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Rock and Rhetoric
⟶ Updated 15 Nov 2018 ⟶
List of edits
Jazz Tin Pan Alley Hill Billy Race
Rock and Roll Country Western Rhythm and Blues
Classic Rick Disco Funk
Hip-Hop Metal "Hair Bands"
Grunge Pop Punk Heavy Metal Rock Country Western Outlaw
Pop Country Western Rap
Young Thug Rap EDM
Alternative Rock Indie Rock
Sale of Sheet Music
Emile Berliner Invents Gramophone
Radio Created by Nikola Tesla
KDKA's Opens in 1920's
"Hillbilly" is used in print
Victor Talking Machine Company introduced Victrola
The record became popular
Disk Jockey and Dee Jays
The Jazz Singer
Aldoph Rickenbacker invents first electric guitar
Billboard releases first music chart
Les Paul invents "echo delay"
RCA Victor introduces 45 RPM
American Bandstand - Dick Clark
The Day The Music Died
Heinz Hall and The Benedum
Rolling Stone Magazine
CD Created by Philips and Sony
Disco Demolition "Day"
MP3 - MPEG
Building of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
VH1 "Pop Up Video" facts with video
America's First Newspaper
First Printing Press of America
First Amendment Ratified
Steam-driven Printing Press
First Edition of the New York Sun
First Edition of the New York Herald
First Edition of the New York Tribune
America's First Telegraph Line
Printing Contracts Vote
Four-cylinder Rotary Press
Forerunner of the Associated Press (AP)
First Baseball Box Score
Joseph Pulitzer Acquires the New York World
William Randolph Hearst and the San Francisco Examiner
Founding of first Penny Press paper in New York
The Associated Press founded, in New York City.
The New-York Daily Times founded.
Henry Luce founds TIME magazine.
Harold Ross founds The New Yorker.
Radio Corp. of America creates NBC network.
CBS network founded by William Paley.
Television shows Kennedy-Nixon debate.
Television covers Kennedy assassination.
NYTimes v. Sullivan (Supreme Court libel case)
CBS launches “60 Minutes” TV news magazine
Pentagon Papers case
CNN founded by Ted Turner
USA Today newspaper launched by Gannett Co.
Fox News debuts
NYTimes reporter Judith Miller serves 85 days in jail to protect a confidential source.
On-line journalist Joshua Micha Marshall, founder of TPM, wins a Polk award for journalistic excellence.
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