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Online streaming giant YouTube launched a channel specifically aimed at the broad category of education in 2009, with subcategories dedicated to primary and secondary education. The popularity of this channel—over ten million subscribers—is…
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Started since January 1, 1978 (CCTV 2008), Xin Wen Lian Bo is a daily news program produced by China Central Television (CCTV). This program is shown simultaneously by all local TV stations in mainland China on 7 pm, making it the most-watched and…
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Back to the Song Dynasty in ancient China, the earliest printed advertising had appeared on a blaze plate. This pre-modern advertising was composed of the introduction of the product, the insignia of the shop, and the written slogan for the shop. The…
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On 6 August 1991, the World Wide Web became publicly available. Developed by the team of the European Organization for Nuclear Research and operated in hypertext, World Wide Web created the technological conditions for horizontal, global…
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Tim Berners-Lee had been working on a way to allow scientists to share information around the world without all using the same hardware and software since the 1980s. He proposed a “World Wide Web” of documents connected via hypertext links, and…
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In response to the great depression, the dust bowl, and the poor treatment of migrants and African Americans in the United States, ‘outlaw’ folk singer Woody Guthrie began playing and recording folk music to protest corrupt politicians and oppressive…
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A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories: A Graphic Novel
Will Eisner used the term 'graphic novel' to describe his book-length comic, A Contract with God, which is a collection of text and fixed image narratives portraying the grittiness and poverty of life in the Bronx during the mid-1930s. Eisner's work…
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Following in the footsteps of the 1946 NAACP campaign to integrate radio and TV stations, professor and banker Jesse Blayton purchased the Atlanta station WERD, which became the first Black-owned radio station. By 1969, only 16 other stations…
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When the Great Depression severely damage the economy of Japan. In order to recover from the economy loss of the country, Japanese militarists conducted a strategy of invading China. During this eight-year war, in order to effectively deploy military…
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airmail has the obvious effect of making mail more timely, and timeliness is an important part of the relevance of the political pamphlet.
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The cover story “Professor's Power" of the popular magazine Lifeweekin China
A series of graduate students’ suicides events took place in China in the first half of 2018, which triggered wide-spread discussions on Chinese social media websites. The breaking news was initially published by both traditional media institutions…
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Following their defeat in the Spanish-American War, Spain ceded the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris. William Howard Taft was tasked overseeing the new colony’s “Benevolent Assimilation,” as termed by President McKinley. Taft…
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Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin was originally published serially and the book became the best-selling American novel of its time, fueling abolitionist sentiment among Northern white women. Uncle Tom was also incredibly popular in the…
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Johnson makes the decision, with still some support from the American public to send U.S. combat forces into battle in Vietnam. With the advent and mass popularity of video, television, and photography, people began to visually consume the horrors of…
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Twitter surpassed by Weibo in active users
Twitter was founded in 2006 and gained a lot of popularity during the 2007 SXSW (South by Southwest) conference. As a social media platform, it allows communications among strangers all over the world to take place and has also spawned a number of…
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Abu Ghraib was a US army detention center for Iraqis captured between 2003 and 2006. The torture scandal at Abu Ghraib refers to the bombshell discovery of graphic digital photos of physical and sexual abuse perpetrated by American soldiers.
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In 1881, George Newnes ushered in a wave of “New Journalism” with his founding of the periodical “Tit-Bits from all the Interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World.” His conception was to create a magazine aimed toward an expanding…
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In the initial stage of China's Internet development, web portals were almost synonymous with the Internet. The year 1998 witnessed the establishment of the three major portals, namely Sina, Sohu, and Netease, which not only represented the most…
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Thomas Edison’s initial phonograph was comprised of tinfoil, which was then wrapped around a cylinder that needed to be hand-cranked and was not removable. Through further development with his 1878, he proposed numerous improvements, ranging from use…
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The WELL (Whole Earth ‘Lectronic Link) was a project of the Whole Earth Catalog, Stewart Brand’s consumer listings magazine focused on sustainability, repair, DIY, and product reviews. Readers already communicated via the catalog’s pages, and when…
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