Chapter 04

Chapter Goals

  • To provide an overview of the development of the Internet and the World Wide Web
  • To introduce the basic applications that allow information exchange over the Internet, both with and without the World Wide Web
  • To discuss the attributes and advantages of digital media
  • To survey the basic types, formats and resource requirements of digital media
  • To discuss the basic hardware and software considerations related to producing and consuming online journalism

QuickLinks

Wired Magazine Article: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/08/ff_webrip/all/1
Pitch Interactive’s Mashup: http://www.pitchinteractive.com/usbudget/
Google Docs: https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?service=writely&passive=1209600&continue=http://docs.google.com/&followup=http://docs.google.com/&ltm
DocumentCloud Commercial Appeal Article:  http://www.documentcloud.org/home