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dc.contributor.advisorTremayne, Marken
dc.creatorAcosta, Silvina A.en
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-26T19:28:26Zen
dc.date.available2012-09-26T19:28:26Zen
dc.date.issued2004-12en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/18020en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractA descriptive analysis of the data from 74 editors and reporters from 62 print-affiliated newspapers sites in Latin America indicate that journalists and print-based sites follow similar broad tendencies observed in different studies inside and outside of the region. The surveyed online editors and reporters -mainly young men with university studies- have a career background in print newspapers, with salaries equals or lower than their print colleagues. They perform weekly activities more related with immediacy than multimedia, and they perceive their primary function as disseminators and interpreters of information. Working in small and integrated newsrooms, online journalists basically interact with their print partner in terms of editing content. Although, advertising is a primary source of revenue, the majority of national, regional and local print-based sites confirm that they depend on the print partner for content and financing their online operations. Furthermore, the online version of papers do not fully take advantage of the Internet technology and capabilities, particularly multimediality and interactivity, or provide too much original new media content.en
dc.format.mediumelectronicen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.rightsCopyright is held by the author. Presentation of this material on the Libraries' web site by University Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin was made possible under a limited license grant from the author who has retained all copyrights in the works.en
dc.subjectOnline newspapersen
dc.subjectLatin Americaen
dc.subjectOnline journalistsen
dc.subjectOnline journalismen
dc.titleLatin American online journalism : an exploratory Web-based survey for identifying international trends in print-affiliated sitesen
dc.description.departmentJournalismen
thesis.degree.departmentJournalismen
thesis.degree.disciplineJournalismen
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen


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