Discusses the way information about an event is disseminated over time through a range of sources.

From: 1.7 Types of publications
Format: Streamed from YouTube
Time: 1:35 mins



From event

To publication

Minutes: News is often first broken by members of the public via social media platforms. If September 11 happened today, it would likely be first reported via Twitter

Hours to days: Information is then disseminated through the mass media via newspapers, radio, television and internet

Weeks: As more information is gathered, documentaries may be filmed and summary articles aimed at the general public may be published in popular magazines

Months: Noteworthy events and ideas will be analysed indepth and published as scholarly literature in journals

Years: After some time, thorough analysis and discussion of major topics might be published in a book