New Electronic Pathways: Videotex, Teletext and Online Databases

New Electronic Pathways: Videotex, Teletext and Online Databases

by Jerome Aumente

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New Electronic Pathways: Videotex, Teletext and Online Databases by Jerome Aumente

Electronic text services -- online databases, videotex, teletext and compact discs -- are transforming the way we gather, process and disseminate news and information. The uses, impact and policy implications of these rapid technological advances are explored in this comprehensive overview of electronic publishing across the world. Aumente gives a step-by-step review of the technology, the successes and failures, the experiences of a new breed of journalists and the implications for mass media industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803927858
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1987
Series: Commtext Series , #17
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Technology
The United States Experiences
Convergence
Databases and Electronic Text Services
Optical Disc Technology and Screen Text Services
Teletext in the United States
What We Are Learning
Legal and Regulatory Issues
Transitions from Print to the Screen
Electronic Text and Journalists
The Experiments Continue

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