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Titanic sinking sets standards for modern, international journalism

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Titanic sinking sets standards for modern, international journalism

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Journalists pulling the night shift in New York had little idea about the media storm that was about to erupt, when news came that the Titanic had collided with an iceberg on April 15th, 1912. Using Marconi wireless radio to transmit reports and updates across the world, journalists made the sinking of the Titanic one of the first ever truly global, breaking news stories.