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Essential journalism tools: Then and now

Multimedia journalism is amazing because of the mix between the old and the new. Computers and writing: a match made in heaven. Check out what reporters had to use before the inundation of technology we have today.

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Then: TV camera Now: Portable camera

Then: Reel to reel Now: Digital audio recorder

Then: Rotary telephone Now: BlackBerry

Then: Teletype Now: Email

Then: Typewriter Now: Laptop

Then: Notepad and pencil Now: Notepad and pencil

Alas, some things never change.

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