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On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor coincidence in heritage happened on the Chernobyl advanced in Pripyat. English-language reportage at the incident has, to this point, thinking about evidence, names, and information; Voices from Chernobyl provides first-hand bills of what occurred to the folk of Belarus and the terror, anger, and uncertainty that they lived via. so one can provide voice to their reviews, Svetlana Alexievich interviewed thousands of individuals (firefighters, disaster-cleanup technicians, and blameless electorate alike) tormented by the meltdown. She offers those interviews in monologue shape, giving readers a harrowing inside of view into the minds of the affected humans. No spin, no accusations, and no precis judgment: simply the lifeshattering discomfort of the meltdown and the aftermath.

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The current process of technological innovation is being led by telecommunications companies, the producers of computer devices, and the developers of digital applications. These actors are establishing the technological framework to which the media have to adapt. Within this framework of technological convergence, the media are tending to adopt a multiplatform approach to production and diffusion. In fact, the process of digitalization is obliging news corporations to migrate from a production model that is constrained to the highest degree by the medium of reception – the paper newspaper, the radio transistor, the television set – to another model that is relatively independent of this factor.

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