What are the advantages of the printing press?

The advantages of the printing press are the following:

- Monks no longer needed to copy books.

- It speeded up the spread of new ideas so they can be discussed easily.

- Enabled a wide varietry of people to share their ideas with a large number of other people.

- New sheets were produced quicker as well as books to keep everyone up to date with the latest gossip.

- It was easier for the church to copy from.