Media Convergence and the Implications for Audiences, Institutions, and Journalism Education

Link and summary by Yvonne Amukwaya

The term ‘convergence’ is often used to describe the synergies between technology, media, and information that are changing societies worldwide. The Internet and broadband wireless devices have shifted control from news organizations to the receiver. This means that the power to decide what is seen, read, or heard is increasingly in the hands of the consumer. In this article, Jeffrey Wilkinson discusses the implications of convergence for journalists and the media.


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