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Thursday, 3 May 2007

Teletext as a public information system


On 11th September, 2001, many major Internet sites suffered lockdown as people clambered to find news on a series of terrorist attacks in America. In its place, Teletext served as a useful resource for those without access to digital television and 24-hour news broadcasts.

Sometimes, though, teletext can report less serious items, serving as a remedy to the endless news of death and terrorism: