How did the radio change American culture during the 1920's?
Music and radios became a big part of everyone's lives because
it was a source of their entertainment, no matter how young or old
they were. People would gather and turn on their radios to listen
to the music, news, weather reports, advertisements, comedy acts,
or even the sports events that were broadcast 24 hours a day.
many broadcasters became famous, such as Floyd Gibbons, who was
one of the first news reporters and was able to deliver 217 words
Radio broadcasting was a new idea, so people believed everything
that was said on the radio.
The" roaring 20's" were often called the Jazz Age due to the
popularity of Jazz at the time. Jazz was first introduced in the
South by black musicians and rose to fame because of its different
rhythm and beat.
Today, music brings people together through live concerts, TV,
internet, and radio, which brings people together through live
broadcasts of news from all over the world. Also, listeners can
relate to songs that people write to express themselves.
radio was invented in the late l800's, but by l920, it had
become a major form of communication
. Families gathered around it to listen to the daily news, and
during World Wars I and II, it was the only source of information,
because Television and the Internet had not yet been invented!
Entertainers gained exposure on the Radio by being Guest Artists,
which saved many miles of travel. Later on, listeners started
calling in on the telephone, to add their