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How the sinking Titanic raised a new era in journalism

Published 04/15/2012, Grand Forks Herald

It was the news story that forever changed the way news was shared. One hundred years ago, when a “tweet” was simply the sound a bird made, the story of the Titanic’s sinking spread across the globe via a network of amateurs who used a then-cutting-edge radio technology.

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