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Ch 9: Print Media in the Digital Age

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Print Media in the Digital Age - Chapter Summary

Work through the lessons provided in this chapter on print media in the digital age at your own pace. You'll study the history and evolution of books, the role of books in mass communication and the modern and historical role of censorship in the book industry. Along with each lesson, a short self-assessment quiz tests your understanding of what you've learned. Utilize the Dashboard to monitor your progress through the chapter and submit any questions you have to one of our instructors. Once you complete these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Detail the history and evolution of books
  • Understand the role of books in mass communication
  • Detail modern and historical censorship in the book industry
  • Outline the types and usage of books in the digital age
  • Recognize the value of books in the digital age
  • Explain the origins of newspapers
  • Discuss various types of newspapers
  • Identify the catalysts of change in newspaper publishing
  • Describe the current trends in the newspaper industry
  • Give examples of the different types of magazines
  • Understand the role and power of advertisers in magazines
  • Discuss current trends in the magazine industry

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: Print Media in the Digital Age
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History & Evolution of Books

1. History & Evolution of Books

Have you ever wondered how books were invented? In this lesson, we will look at the surprising history of books, including the four main origins. We will also find out how books helped people communicate on a worldwide scale.

Understanding the Role of Books in Mass Communication

2. Understanding the Role of Books in Mass Communication

This lesson is going to go over how books play a role in mass communication, even to this day. You'll also learn about some of the many different types and categories of books around.

Historical & Modern Censorship in the Book Industry

3. Historical & Modern Censorship in the Book Industry

Print media has been subject to various forms of censorship for thousands of years. This lesson explores the characteristics of censorship, the methods used to carry it out, and examples of its practice in historical and modern times.

Books in the Digital Age: Types & Usage

4. Books in the Digital Age: Types & Usage

Digital technologies have caused major shifts in the book and publishing industry, adding both strengths and challenges. In this lesson, learn more about books in the digital age, including e-publishing, platforms, and print-on-demand.

Recognizing the Values of Books in the Digital Age

5. Recognizing the Values of Books in the Digital Age

The digital age has changed the way we consume information and media. In this lesson, we discuss what the digital age has meant for books and their value in society.

Exploring the Origins of Newspapers

6. Exploring the Origins of Newspapers

Newspapers have been around for millennia, not just since the invention of the printing press. In this lesson you will learn about the history of newspapers and what they have meant for freedom of the press and freedom of speech.

Recognizing Various Types of Newspapers

7. Recognizing Various Types of Newspapers

From coast to coast, various newspapers connect readers with all they need to know. In this lesson, you'll learn more about dailies, weeklies, and other types of common newspaper publications.

Identifying Catalysts of Change in Newspaper Publishing

8. Identifying Catalysts of Change in Newspaper Publishing

When was the last time that you read any type of newspaper? Learn why the newspaper publishing industry has changed and what papers are doing to stay viable in the 21st century.

Understanding Current Trends in the Newspaper Industry

9. Understanding Current Trends in the Newspaper Industry

The Internet and digital publishing technologies have transformed the newspaper business. Learn about seven trends that have emerged as technology has changed the face of newspapers in the 21st century.

Recognizing Different Types of Magazines

10. Recognizing Different Types of Magazines

If there's a topic you're interested in, there's a magazine title out there for it. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the different types of magazines and the audience that each type is intended for.

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