• Buffalox@lemmy.world
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    5 days ago

    That’s pretty spot on, I’m especially impressed by the “every hour” news, which has absolutely been a thing for news casts for a while now.
    I wonder how he would have responded to the ability for instant news? And every hour becoming kind of old fashioned.

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      Right! I think the only thing they missed is airplanes just not being necessary for delivery (unless you count in-flight wi-fi). And the grammaphone was just leapfrogged; the first news radio broadcast was only 7 years after this cartoon

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    They didn’t predict newspapers will contain so many ads it’s almost unusable.

    Also, each newspaper is distributed by individual articles, so each article has to be low quality bait.

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    The tiny newspaper is littered with advertisements that you gotta block by wearing these specially glasses.