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1 The Effects of Digital Networks on Print Media and Journalism By: Kevin Paschall and Akhil Kalepu Early Transmission Technology Spoken word – Town criers – Oral tradition Scribes Printing Press – Increase in literacy – More types of books Telegraph News kept local, foreign news took longer to hear Introduction of Early Transmission Technology • Telegram – Beginnings of the digital network – Invented by Samuel Morse, 1837 – Expanded across the Atlantic, 1866 Developing Technology • Telephone – 1870s • Fax – 1970s • Internet – 1990s
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2 Wikipedia in 2001, challenged gatekeeper model of encyclopedias – Open authorship – Ultimate peer-reviewing Internet revolutionized production and access of scholarly journals – Online subscription makes them more available – Google Scholar launched for journal searches Newspapers • Major titles struggling to sell copies • Physical form no longer profitable – Many smaller papers
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course BTMM 1021 taught by Professor Vacker during the Fall '10 term at Temple.

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