Even as hypertext gradually redefines the contours of literary narrative forms, it is jabbing away at the narrative (no less than the physical) structures of the mass media. The so-called communications revolution has shifted the power of information control from media outlets to individual consumers. This power shift seriously threatens the hegemony of traditional media forms -- such as television, newspapers, magazines, radio stations, etc.
The mass media are also facing a crisis of confidence. Can these institutions evolve and find new life on the Net? Newspapers -- which print yesterday's information in paper packages, which are then delivered to your doorstep -- are especially vulnerable. And even as newspapers across the country frantically move on-line, some critics predict their impending, collective death.
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THE INFORMATION GLUT
CHANGING THE NEWS
IIMPLICATIONS OF CYBERMEDIA