The Death of TV (As We Know It)
Donghee Yvette Wohn
Michigan State University, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media
Jan 12, 2009
What is TV? Or rather, what is the act of watching TV? Is TV still TV if you’re watching it on your laptop or your iPhone? One thing for certain is that television, while still a media, is no longer a medium.
Although the concept of Internet TV has been around for more than a decade, actual Internet TV is just starting to take shape. Now that more homes are being hooked up with broadband in the United States and connection speeds are getting faster, Americans are quickly changing how they watch TV and realizing that TV isn’t what it used to be.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: television, evolution of television, Internet TV, media culture
JEL Classification: L96, L82working papers series
Date posted: June 1, 2009
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