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The world’s first newspaper website?

Back at the turn of the century, the Boston Globe would hang large handwritten signs out front with headlines which looked like the world’s first newspaper website/blog.

The Boston Globe breaking news

They eventually added a sports website, with streaming audio.

The Boston Globe breaking news

RSS hadn’t caught on yet so the readers had to actually visit the site.

The Boston Globe breaking news

This photo was taken during the epic 1912 World Series (first 7 games series to go 8 games and first World Series to come down to the final inning).  The practice continued into the 1960s.  Here is the 1945 headline of FDR’s death.

The Boston Globe breaking news

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