Cable News Network launched (37 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)
Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error

Context

In June 1980, American billionaire Ted Turner created the Cable News Network, thus starting 24-hour cable news. Turner founded news bureaus in a number of major cities throughout the world. The live news feed was transmitted via satellite.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.



Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Cable News Network launched". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3722, accessed 18 October 2017.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.