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1800-1896: Electric Media

Electric Media (1800-1896) The spread of electricity saw the rise of Electric media in the 19th century and thereby the advent of four important prefixes: Electro- Electric Phono- Audio Photo- Visual Tele- notably in Telegraph, Telephone. While some of the consequences of this stage continue to this day, the discovery of the electron in 1897 had a revolutionary impact and soon led to the rise of next phase of analog (electronic) media.
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