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


Wired Magazine Article:
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Google Docs:
DocumentCloud Commercial Appeal Article: