Academic Publications

A list of journal publications and book chapters can be found on my University site.

Recent Publications

Lotz, A. D. (2016) “The Paradigmatic Evolution of U.S. Television and the Emergence of Internet-Distributed Television” Icono 14 Journal of Communication and Emergent Technologies, volume 14 (2), pp. 122-142. doi: 10.7195/ri14.v14i1.993

 Abstract: Television industries around the world have weathered profound change as technologies advanced and services developed to allow internet-distributed television to compete alongside broadcast and cable-distributed television. This article, drawn from the context of the U.S., explores the emergence of internet-distributed television as a mechanism that provides the affordance of nonlinear distribution. It assesses the preliminary organization of internet-distributed television by portals and explores the similarities and differences between portals and networks/channels with an eye toward conceptualizing emerging business practices and strategies.

Key Words: Television - Internet-distributed - Netflix - Subscriber-funded - Portals - Affordance - Nonlinear