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Jacobs, Geert. 2011. Press conferences on the Internet: Technology, mediation and access in the news. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (7) : 1900–1911.
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Using a single case study of a press conference of a Dutch government agency in the telecommunication domain hosted by the Dutch news agency ANP, this paper attempts to show how, at the meso level of newsworker routines, ict-technology use is meant to raise both journalistic and industry analyst access. This hybrid participation framework is found however to seriously impair the journalists’ interactional position.