First News Service Sent by Telegraph

Agence Havas of Paris, France established a wire news service that sent an item by telegraph in 1845. Within a decade. all European news agencies setup wire services to speed up story transmission to their newspaper clients.

Date:
      1845
Location:
      Paris, France


Additional Information:

  • Agence Havas | French news agency | Britannica.com
    …the Bureau Havas became the Agence Havas, the world’s first true news agency. Stressing rapid transmission of the news, Agence Havas established the first telegraph service in France in 1845. Between 1852 and 1919 the agency worked in close collaboration with an advertising firm, the Correspondance General Havas.
  • Agence France-Presse | French news agency | Britannica.com
    In 1835 the Bureau Havas became the Agence Havas, the world’s first true news agency. Stressing rapid transmission of the news, Agence Havas established the first telegraph service in France in 1845.
  • News agency – Wikipedia
    A news agency is an organization that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news … Agence Havas was founded in 1835 by a Parisian translator and advertising agent, … Two of his employees, Bernhard Wolff and Paul Julius Reuter, later set up rival news agencies, Wolffs Telegraphisches Bureau in 1849 in …

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