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Power of News: The History of Reuters (2nd ed.)
Power of News: The History of Reuters (2nd ed.)
Our Price: $40.00
Year: 1999
Pages: 540
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 198207689

Product Code: 756762219

Donald Read (au). This is the story of Reuters, the international news agency. In 1851 Julius Reuter set up the London org. which was eventually to extend throughout most of the world. Over a century later, Reuters was first with the news of the erection of the Berlin Wall in 1961, & then first with the story of its breaching in 1989. The book shows how the company has always been in the forefront of commun. tech., from the days of pigeon post & the transatlantic cables to the age of the satellite & computers. For a century Reuters was the news agency of the British Empire. As Britainís  power faded, Reuters moved into selling economic information to the world trading community. This 2nd edition highlights the personalities who played important parts in the coís. story. Illus.

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