Emerging communications technology paradigms

Elizabeth A. More, Roderick K. Laird

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This paper examines the complex subject of communica tions technology by using the notion of emerging ‘paradigms’. In so doing, it focuses on the following key areas. It provides an overview of the communications technology; addresses the concept of ‘paradigm’ and relates it to contemporary interna tional and national (Australian) communication theory and research practice concerning such technology; and finally it considers how such emergent paradigms might affect the tradi tional study of communication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-75
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Information Science
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


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