TITLE

Looking Past the Rush Into Convergence

AUTHOR(S)
Wasserman, Edward
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2006, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author examines the implications of the adoption of digital technology at newsrooms for journalism. He predicts that the migration of news media to the Internet will start to become a background reality. Although paper publishing will not be eliminated totally, it will become a niche artifact due to the technological superiority of online distribution for multimedia presentation. Its huge potential for interactivity will develop the Internet as the major venue for news and topical commentary.
ACCESSION #
23683080

 

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