This week I’m working on a plan to get some Apple iPads into the hands of students in Fall 2010 through SJMC courses. If you haven’t heard of the Apple iPad, you weren’t paying attention to the commercial aired during the Oscars last night:
It’s been called a souped-up iPod Touch, a reinvented NetBook, a new paradigm for computing, and — coming from Apple — the Next Big Thing. But what might it do for media? Here’s a presentation from a major global publisher which hints at some possibilities:
Today’s debate: Will the iPad save media? Will it kill media? Will it affect news distribution or message campaigns? Will it matter?