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Evolution of the Web News Genre - The Slow Move Beyond the Print Metaphor
Halmstad University, School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering (IDE).
Halmstad University, School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering (IDE).
2000 (English)In: Proceedings of the 33rd annual Hawaii international conference on System sciences, January 4-7, 2000, Manui, Hawaii: abstracts and CD-ROM of full papers, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society , 2000, p. 3014-Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Based on repetitive visits to three Scandinavian newspaper organizations, this paper presents trajectories of evolution for three Scandinavian news sites from 1996to 1999. Genre awareness is an explanation of how usersand designers create and maintain web site awareness beyond the individual site. In the paper genre iselaborated in terms of content, form and rationale. From the data it is concluded that web news by 1999 possess characteristics that makes it distinctive from print mediaand web news sites from 1996. The immediacy of the web affords the provision of news in a continuous pattern similar to “live” reporting. Primary content of web newsis hard news that affords users to visit news sites throughout the day in order to stay informed. In comparison to print media, the web genre has introduced composites to support the users in overview, navigation and browsing of the content of a news site.

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Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society , 2000. p. 3014-
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Web news
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-2842DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2000.926697Local ID: 2082/3244ISBN: 0-7695-0493-0 OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-2842DiVA, id: diva2:240060
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©2000 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.Available from: 2009-08-17 Created: 2009-08-17 Last updated: 2018-03-23Bibliographically approved

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