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Technology and journalism-as-labour: Historical perspectives

Abstract:

Technological determinism is common among journalists when reflecting on changes in their profession; several studies show that journalists ascribe great power and independent agency to technology.There are at least two reasons for the persistence of technological determinism as an explanatory factor among journalists vis-a-vis their own work: first, technology is a highly integrated and therefore very tangible part of the everyday working life of journalists; and second, the technological pa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Politics and Int Relations
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Author
Journal:
Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism More from this journal
Volume:
11 (1)
Pages:
pp. 57-74
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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529
Deposit date:
2011-08-19

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