Then radio and TV and the internet happened and
Very little difference actually occurred. Sadly knowledge of something bad happening and actually changing so that the bad thing doesn't happen again are very different things.
In fact, I'm sure that we all often see where people get so hyped up about something bad that happens, that for whatever reason, in trying to solve it, more bad things happen. If that makes any sense at all, my head is a bit mushy from sitting for hours doing a really boring assignment.
Also, on topic, I'm sure we have all seen this but oh well... I find it amusing