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In some countries and at some points in history, what news media and the public have considered “newsworthy” has met different definitions, such as the notion of news values.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Folk News” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Sufficiently important news would be repeated quickly and often, and could spread by word of mouth over a large geographic area.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Greek Forum” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Even as printing presses came into use in Europe, news for the general public often travelled orally via monks, travelers, town criers, etc.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Early News” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Visible chains of long distance signaling, known as optical telegraphy, have also been used throughout history to convey limited types of information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”News Network” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Thus, political, religious, and commercial interests have historically controlled, expanded, and monitored communications channels.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Newspaper” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The spread of paper and the printing press from China to Europe preceded a major advance in the transmission of news and new channels.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]