Imagine sitting down at a computer to read your newspaper? This 1981 evening newscast did. They saw the future of newspapers but weren't too scared! "It takes over two hours to receive the entire text of the newspaper over the phone, and with an hourly use charge of $5, the new telepaper (ed. telepaper?) won't be much competition for the 20 cent street edition," the anchorwoman smugly said. Too bad they forgot to imagine watching the evening news from a computer!
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