Video clip of Vin Crosbie defining the term New Media and its potential.
Welcome to students of the University of Waikato’s Screen & Media Studies school in New Zealand who are using our 1998 ‘What is New Media?’ essay as the first tutorial assignment in their ‘SMST101-06A SCREEN STUDIES 1 – The Moving Image; course.
“There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world and those who don’t.” Robert Benchley, American Humorist (1888-1946) There are two types of people who work in the new media industry: Those who are attempting to adapt their old media companies to the realities of new media and those in startup companies who are utilizing the realities of new media. The former have the more secure and the more difficult jobs. The latter have the less secure and kess difficult jobs. Which type would you prefer to be?