The late crime writer Tommy Lewis in the office of the South China Morning Post, circa 1970. The telephone was seen as ‘the greatest tool of the reporter’s trade’ in those days. Photo: SCMP

More than a century of newsroom technology at SCMP: from the telegraph to live streaming of spacewalks

Tech advancements, taken for granted today, are vastly different from news gathering and delivery in the 1970s, let alone at the start of the 19th century

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The late crime writer Tommy Lewis in the office of the South China Morning Post, circa 1970. The telephone was seen as ‘the greatest tool of the reporter’s trade’ in those days. Photo: SCMP
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