New Yorker Staatszeitung advertisement in the Wall Street Journal highlighting the newspaper’s ability to obtain news and information directly from Germany via its wireless receiving station on Long (September 23, 1914)

September 1914 New Yorker Staatszeitung advertisement in the Wall Street Journal highlighting the newspaper’s ability to obtain news and information directly from Germany via its wireless receiving station on Long Island. At the beginning of World War I in August 1914, the United Kingdom had cut the German transatlantic telegraph cables to the United States, making radio broadcasts the only means for receiving information from Germany. "Wireless and the War!” Wall Street Journal, September 23, 1914, page 3.