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A Short History Of Talk Radio


Every day many of us habitually flip a switch and turn on the radio where we can enjoy our favorite talk radio broadcasters, news and genres of music. But have you ever stopped to think about how the radio and its broadcasters ever came about in the first place? We have and we would just like to share a little piece of this background with you right now.   Before you read on, check out the video documentary below that’s pretty good at providing a nice overview.

Quite often with technology and innovations there was something pioneered beforehand which paved the way for it to come into existence. The radio is no exception as it was inspired by both the telephone and the telegraph machine. Quite simply we could say that radio first began as a type of wireless telegraphy. (more…)