Media Economics

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1600s




1625 First advertisement appears in English newspaper

1700s




1704 First classified newspaper ad appears

1800s





1988 Journal of Media Economics first published

1900s




1922 First commercial announcement broadcast on radio
1926 Network radio competes with newspapers for advertising revenue
1927 Advertising support becomes dominant in radio
1950 Advertising shifts from magazines to television
1960 First 30 and 60- second television commercials
1994 Internet advertising begins

2000s