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How the invention of paper changed the world - BBC News

The Gutenberg press could not have revolutionised how we communicate without the invention of paper.

Source: How the invention of paper changed the world – BBC News

Books & Reading

Animals in the era of the Gutenberg Bible

Inspired by old Bibles: printed with ink and sometimes gold foil on linen or vellum paper, bound in leather, and sometimes nibbled on the shelves… 158 more words

Poetry

Reinventing The Printing Press

The printing press was invented nearly 600 years ago, Gutenberg credited with the birth of mass communication; but of course the written word goes back much further. 620 more words

The Media Rewind: Gutenberg or Zuckerberg?

Gutenberg or Zuckerberg? Which person’s invention has been the most important to mass communication?

That’s the question mass communication students were asked to answer today, and here are some of their thoughts: 1,047 more words

Social Media

Culture Shock

In “From Gutenberg to the internet” and “Nineteenth Century America: Publishing in a Developing Country,” we were sent back in time to a period where reading was an absolute privilege. 552 more words

Virtual Waste of Time?

When the newspaper arrived in the mail, I thought, What do we have here? What’s this oddly familiar bundle of pulp in my hands? It brought back memories when these things were everywhere. 1,018 more words

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