Due to the invention of wireless telegraphy, the voice-carrying radio was able to be created to broadcast news to local audiences.
Radio provided a new way of entertainment for families and communities. It brought people together in one place to socialize and become friends.
By the late 1920s, long-distance broadcasting was made possible due to technological advancements. As a result, nationwide commercial networks drowned out local programs.
Due to the invention of radios, today we are able to communicate faster and are able to reach locations that we were not able to reach if radios did not exist. Because of the radio we are able to spread news 24 hours a day and provide the most recent news to people.
The popularity of films also grew in the 1920's. By the end of the decade, 90 million people had attended movies. Many people enjoyed the experience, as films provided them a chance of escaping their problems for a moment. In the decade the first generation of movie stars like Charlie Chaplin were created
Films and radio provided a new way of entertainment during the 1920's. They would progress into the future and ingrain themselves in American culture to become the phenomena they are now.