Electronic Journalism in Peru

Electronic Journalism in Peru

Antonio Diaz (Escuela de Administracion de Negocios para Graduados, Peru) and Martin Santana (Escuela de Administracion de Negocios para Graduados, Peru)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-93177-741-4.ch014
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This chapter introduces electronic journalism as a new trend in the news services that have recently been boosted by Internet diffusion. It makes a presentation of electronic media pioneers in the world and the challenges they faced to deliver news to their traditional and Internet-based customers. Mainly, the chapter focuses on the description of the beginnings, evolution, strategies, and current state of Peruvian information media, focusing on Web-based journalism. Finally, the authors offer some conclusions about the approaches to develop Web news services adopted by traditional and virtual media, and suggest the need for future research in different countries in order to compare results and define the media trends in the Internet era.

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