Author Archives: Ting Kang

Term Project: Impact of Media Evolution on Journalism

    You can find my term project for COM546 here: http://mediaevolutioncom546.wordpress.com/ , which includes the intro, final paper, the annotated bibliography, and the slideshare for my presentation in class.    

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Final Presentation: Impact of Media Evolution on Journalism

Technological change in human communication profoundly affected journalistic activities. From print to digital, media evolution has facilitated an exponential variety in news reporting patterns, including its agenda setting, content collection, production and distribution. More substantially, it has redefined the relationship … Continue reading

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Public or Commercial? Not an Either-or Question

Public or commercial? That is the question. After reading the afterword of the book The Media Monopoly by Ben H. Bagdikian, I started to examine the parallel situation in my own country. Quite different from here, there is no literal “public television” service … Continue reading

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Theoretical Framework for Term Project

Term Project: How Media Evolution Affects News Reporting Technological change in communication profoundly affects how news is delivered. From print to digital, media evolution has facilitated an exponential growth in news patterns and freedom of our choice. Media, being not … Continue reading

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Reflection on discussion

Yes, I’m brave to pick this theory-heavy article. At beginning, I highly doubted whether I could present these big terms clearly to my peers before myself could even hardly absorb them. But after reading it again and again, I found … Continue reading

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Preliminary Annotated Bibliography for Term Project

1. Scott, B. (2005). A contemporary history of digital journalism. Television New Media , 6(1), 89-126. Retrieved from Ebscohost.com, University of Washington Library This article summarizes the history of online journalism, charting its rise with the internet boom of the mid-1990s and its … Continue reading

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Discussion Leader: Principles of New Media

“The Principle of New Media” is a chapter from Lev Manovich’s book The Language of New Media. Lev Manovich intends to identify the differences between old media and new media by proposing “five principles of new media”, which are numerical … Continue reading

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