TITLE

Using E-Readers to Explore Some New Media Myths

AUTHOR(S)
FIDLER, ROGER
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines research conducted at the University of Missouri journalism school on the use of electronic paper devices (EPDs) as a substitute for the traditional printed newspaper. Students were asked to evaluate the EPDs as a means of reading newspaper stories compared to using microcomputers to access the newspaper's Web site. The EPDs were rated highly for ease of use by the students, who found them comparable or even preferable to microcomputers with which they were more familiar. The study group also showed relatively little interest in color images and video presented on the EPDs, a finding that runs counter to the belief of many in newspaper management that such features are essential.
ACCESSION #
36234878

 

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