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The impact of technology on the production and distribution of the news. Part 2: Delivering the news of the future

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Title: The impact of technology on the production and distribution of the news. Part 2: Delivering the news of the future
Author(s): Marvin, Carolyn
Subject(s): Future technology trends Disruptive technologies Journalism News dissemination News production
Abstract: For the newspaper of the future, the heart of the significant technological change is the computer's transformation of print production, since the same digital signal which prints a newspaper can be converted to other final formats as well such as teletext, or text displayed on a video screen. Because of the great variety of possibilities for print and teletext, in combination or separately, the forms and procedures through which each of us will receive news in the future, if there is a single future, is not yet fixed. But possibilities that have been only speculative for decades are now beginning to take form in public and commercial information systems both here and abroad. The challenge these developments pose to the printed newspaper could very well transform it.
Issue Date: 1979
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In The role of the library in an electronic society: Papers presented at the 1979 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, ed. F.W. Lancaster. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science: 36-47.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (16th : 1979)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/1102
ISBN: 0-87845-053-X
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois 1979.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-02
 

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