Check out this video of a news report in 1981 covering the San Francisco Examiner’s experiments with delivering news electronically to home computers. (hat tip to TechCrunch).
“This is an experiment,” David Cole of the SF Examiner says. “We’re trying to figure out what it’s going to mean to us, as editors and reporters and what it means to the home user. And we’re not in it to make money, we’re probably not going to lose a lot but we aren’t going to make much either.”