There's an app for that: television and the internet

Sherman Young

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The rapid development of new media technologies challenges traditional models for producing and distributing television. Not only are an increasing number of users bypassing terrestrial broadcasting channels in favour of cable and satellite, but there is an emerging shift towards using the Internet for video distribution. This article canvasses trends in internet television and explores the claims made for the new technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-160
Number of pages17
JournalCommunication, Politics and Culture
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Internet
  • media convergence
  • digital television
  • broadband


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