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Science and Media Museum

Breaking News: Celebrating 140 Years of the Press Association

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This exhibition celebrated the work of the Press Association, exploring how advances in technology have changed the ways in which news stories are gathered and consumed.

Portsmouth's David Nugent and Hermann Hreidarsson celebrate after the FA Cup Final, 2008, Lewis Whyld © PA Wire, PA Photos
Portsmouth's David Nugent and Hermann Hreidarsson celebrate after the FA Cup Final, 2008, Lewis Whyld © PA Wire, PA Photos

The Press Association is the national news agency of the UK. Since its formation in 1868, it has covered every major news event. This display celebrated the work of the Press Association and explored how recent dramatic advances in communications technology have changed the ways in which news stories are gathered and consumed.