CCT109H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Century Media Records, New Media, Technological Convergence
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Convergence: the process by which media technologies, industries, and services are emerging through changes in computing, communication networks, and content. Internet is one of the most important new media forms of the late twentieth century and early twenty first century. Media considered new for its time is now considered old . We must ask what"s new for the society about a new media rather than what are the new media . But this leads to a bigger question: whether, and how, technologies can act as factors in wider social change while being already embedded in a social context. According to francis bacon, three discoveries had been central to making out the period in which he lived as one that was dramatically different from those preceding it: The way new media has been defined previously is by. Convergent media can be seen as combining computing, media content in the way shown in the figure above communications, and.