I thought the below cartoon was funny and then I thought that some of my younger readers wouldn’t get it. There was a great old movie “A Dispatch From Reuters”, with Edward G Robinson about Reuters using carrier pigeons to get journalistic scoops from the continent to Great Britain

pigeon cartoon

Here is a trailer for the movie, cut and paste it for a few minutes of old time movies

http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/111484/Dispatch-From-Reuters-A-Original-Trailer-.html