Conversations on Convergence: Insiders' Views of News Production in the Twenty-First Century

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Convergence is a major topic of discussion at professional and academic journalism conferences and seminars around the world. This book presents the insights of major players and academics in the field of convergence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780820478456
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/24/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 168

Table of Contents

Foreword : the big and small of convergence
1 Howard Tyner : former vice president/editorial of the Tribune Company in Chicago 3
2 Gil Thelen : publisher of the Tampa Tribune in Florida 13
3 Saf Fahim : design pricipal, Archronica Architects in New York, and designer of the Newsplex 23
4 Allan Marshall : former chief operations and technology director for Associated Newspapers in London, and now a newspaper consultant in Australia 33
5 Juan Antonio Giner : founding partner and director of the Innovation International Media Consulting Group 39
6 Andrew Nachison : director of the media center at the American Press Institute in Washington 45
7 Mark Hinojosa : assistant managing editor for electronic news at the Chicago Tribune 53
8 Bob Curley : at the time director of new media and convergence, the World Company in Lawrence, Kansas 63
9 Victoria Lim : senior consumer reporter for WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida 75
10 Kenn Altine : former associate managing editor, San Francisco Chronicle; Joe Brown : editor of the pink section, San Francisco Chronicle 81
11 Regina McCombs : multi-media reporter with the Star-Tribune in Minnesota 87
12 Charles Bierbauer : dean of the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina 93
13 Jimmy Gentry : former dean of the William Allen White School of Journalism, University of Kansas; Rick Musser : professor, University of Kansas 101
14 Bob Papper : telcommunications professor, Ball State University in Indiana 111
15 Nora Paul : director of the Institute for New Media Studies in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota 115
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