June 13, 2012

World Book Wednesday

Volume J

Journalism- "Minicams, which are small videotape cameras, have revolutionized TV journalism. They can be used to tape a news story on the scene for later broadcast. They can also be used to relay the story to the TV studio as it happens by means of equipment on top of the van."

These days, your cell phone can do all that.

Jupiter- This article has a bunch of interesting facts about Jupiter. But I am more interested in the upper right corner of the illustration:

This illustration of our solar system contains a planet called Pluto. Today's solar system has only eight
planets since Pluto was demoted. I and my encyclopedia won't forget you, Pluto. We won't forget.

The World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book-Childcraft International, 1979. Includes all photos and quotations.

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