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Uses of Computing in Print Media Industries: Book Publishing, Newspapers, Magazines

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780195165876
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789689 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0009
 Uses of Computing in Print Media Industries: Book Publishing, Newspapers, Magazines

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This chapter describes how computers have been used in book publishing, newspapers, and magazines over the past half century. It describes specific applications, such as printing, the extent to which computers were used and the effects on how work was done. Activities after arrival of the Internet are considered.

Keywords: print media; book publishing; newspapers; magazines; information technology; applications

Chapter.  20908 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business History

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