The Evolution of Media

Events

Egyptians perfect Hieroglyphics

3300 BC

Early Innovations

3000 BC

Colonial Era and Early Republic Years

1600 - 1800

Telegraph Era and the Start of the Industrial Revolution

1800 - 1900

Industrial Revolution Era and Golden Ages of Radio, TV, and Movies

1900

Cold War Decade

1960

Social Issues Decade

1970

Cable Television Decade

1980

Digital Decade

1990

Age of Media Convergence

2000 - Present