From Ham Radio to Blogging, from the Titanic to Gaza…Sorting Out the Facts

Have you ever heard of Artie Moore?He was an amateur ham radio operator — pre-wireless wireless — whose first news scoop came in 1911 when he beat out all the professionals by intercepting a (From Ham Radio to Blogging, from the Titanic to Gaza…Sorting…


The strange, fascinating way communications technology has changed our perceptions of our world–from the reporting of the Titanic sinking in 1912 by pre-wireless pioneer reporter Artie Moore to the modern day disaster of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine described  by the French photojournalist Jerome Sessini, who happened to be in the area at the time of the plane’s loss.  His photos posted on the internet proved that the aircraft shot down was civilian and that the loss of the aircraft was no accident.  An interesting and somewhat frightening cautionary tale.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

See on Scoop.itKH6JRM’s Amateur Radio Blog

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