Mass media has always played an extremely important role in all people’s life. It elucidates the most significant events and in many ways molds public opinion. Till recently newspapers and magazines have been the main sources of the latest news in the modern world and due to them we are in the course of current events. Journalists work hard in all corners of the world and do their best to supply us with all facts and details of one or another situation. They conduct surveys, interview people, pursue celebrities and do all kind of work in order to be the first. All issues have always been competing while getting the information at first hand. But everything has changed when the Internet appeared. Continue reading
Nowadays more and more people prefer to look for information of different kind in online newspapers. In our high-tech world people choose mobility and fast temper of life. That’s why I dare say that almost every piece of news can be found by means of Internet. Along with traditional printed newspapers there appeared up-to-date and more efficient way to present information. Online newspapers became widely spread as a way to inform and unite readers according to their interests. I’ll make an attempt to define clearly privileges and drawbacks of both variants.
Nowadays the development of science, new technologies and especially communication produces a significant impact on social life as well as on the life of each individual. Such changes that take place in the contemporary world provoked numerous discussions as for structural changes in human society and even in the world system of international relations. Anyway it is obvious that the role of communication and new technologies will only increase. At the same time it is necessary to remember that currently people get to be more and more informed. Moreover, they are simply overwhelmed with information and in the future the situation will be even more serious when the information would be receive permanently and every individual would be simply bombarded with new information via new and sophisticated means of communication. Continue reading
It is impossible to underestimate the impact of Modern Mass Media on every single person, and a society as a whole. For many centuries, starting with the invention of first printing machine, public opinion was extensively exposed to the influence of mass media. But who influences mass media? Continue reading