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UNESCO World Communication and Information Report 1999-2000 - Impact on the media
by Chin Saik Yoon

Abstract:
The fast-evolving information and communication technologies of this decade offer a wider and wider range of choice to media consumers. The number of media offerings has been increased to such an extent that the information rich are experiencing real cases of information overload, and this trend has proved to be a bane for many media owners among whom insecurity is commonplace, because the new and changing technologies create uncertainties which may not be clarified in the near future. Nevertheless, for both media owners and consumers, quickly-evolving technologies signal the arrival of unlimited possibilities for innovation and growth.

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Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 11 pages
Publisher: UNESCO (1999)
Location: Paris, France
Language: English
ISBN: 92-3-103611-4

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