TITLE

Talk shows in cyberspace

AUTHOR(S)
Flynn, Mary Kathleen
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/4/94, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how live public conferences that link plain folks to big names, through computer online services like CompuServe, America Online and Prodigy, are giving new meaning to the televised `town meeting.' Similarity of online conferences to talk shows; Need to express oneself via the keyboard--a problem for some; Use of symbols called `emoticons' to express feelings or expressions.
ACCESSION #
9407017518

 

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