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How Internet has Transformed the Communication Landscape

The Internet has radically transformed the computer and communication landscape... Toward the end of the twentieth century, the rise of the Internet gave way to the era in which most people have the means to access a massive flow of information.  Considered  the most popular expression of ICTs, the Internet can be simply defined as a worldwide system of computer networks, a sort of interconnected ‘network of networks’ that transmits data by means of packet switching using the standard internet protocol (IP). The Internet has radically transformed the computer and communication landscape.  This was made possible because of the integration of various technologies that paved the way for the invention of the telegraph, telephone, radio and computer. The Internet, in fact, has a worldwide reach and offers a dynamic structure for communication and information dissemination. It also provides the means for participation and interaction between individuals and their computer, easily surmount

Major Characteristics of Online Newspapers

Online newspapers are the popular expressions of the evolving media landscape... The media is considered an important ally in development communication . Development communication strategies such as information-dissemination by means of media outlets such as online newspapers are effective in raising public awareness on purposive actions towards development.  Awareness on development projects and initiatives is needed to provide people the appropriate knowledge in order to participate and, thus, to contribute in the success of development projects and goals .  Over the last two decades, with the onset of the information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the popularity of the internet, the media landscape has been radically transformed and has expand its reach, paving the way for innovative and more engaging media outlets and communication tools.  Online newspapers are popular expressions of the evolving media landscape. Since internet-based information