New media from a historical point of view

  • van Driel, H.A.M.J. (Researcher)

    Project: Research project

    Project Details


    This project contributes to the construction of a theory which enables us to explain the introduction, the development and the disappearance of new media. The initial perspective is historic in nature. The evolution of new media is mirrored to other major revolutions in the field of communication and information (writing, book printing etc). An initial explanatory model distinguished four stages in the development of new media: Amazement, Resistance, Imitation, Authenticity (ARIA). These phases, however, need further exploration. Observational behavioral data will be collected with respect to a number of typical instances of new communication behavior. These data will be used to describe the life cycle of new media in more detail.
    Effective start/end date1/01/041/01/10

    Research Output

    • 7 Chapter
    • 6 Article
    • 2 Book editing
    • 1 Conference contribution

    De woord/beeld controverse in een digitale cultuur

    van Driel, H., 2006, Verbeelding van kennis. Broekhans, B. & Dijkstra, A. (eds.). Amsterdam: Aksant, p. 12-27 222 p. (Jaarboek KennisSamenleving; no. 2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

    Internetgebruik door kankerpatiënten

    van de Poll-Franse, L. V., van Driel, H. & van Eenbergen, M. C. H. J., 2006, In : Kanker. 3, p. 18-21 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

    Over supermannen en titaantjes: Helden in de moderne tijd

    van Driel, H. & van der Heijden, E. M. R., 2006, In : Schrift. 38, 6 (228), p. 200-204 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional