Report on online newspapers, circa 1981  MAY 28 2010

To go along with James Fallows' 1982 report on personal computing, a 1981 TV report about reading newspapers online.

It takes over two hours to recieve the entire text of the newspaper over the phone and with an hourly use charge of five dollars, the new telepaper won't be much competition for the 20-cent street edition.

The report was done back in the days when "Owns Home Computer" was a useful differentiating label.

Owns Home Computer

(via @aliotsy)

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