Online news: the changing digital mediascape

Tickle, Sharon I. & Keshvani, Nisar H. (2001) Online news: the changing digital mediascape. JAS, Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, 99-105, 164.


Technology and its current applications have evolved at lightning pace transforming the digital media landscape. This paper examines some of the emerging technologies and speculates about the potentialities applications and digital convergence hold for online news edia. It examines five specific technologies – audio and video streaming, Third Voice, ultimedia digital editing software, Wireless Application Protocol with Cyberdisplay and mmersive digital videography. Exciting innovations, technologies and protocols under evelopment such as the prototypical virtual news reader, Ananova, V2ML, Bluetooth, ntelligent Equipment and Virtual Vision offer the promise of a wireless, streamlined lectronic news production process.

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ID Code: 225
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Mass media, Technological change, Communications, Information technology, Digital news media
ISSN: 1444-3058
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 18 Jun 2004 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:21

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