On the other hand, Evans (2008, p. 33) defines social media as "participatory online media where news, photos, videos and podcasts are made public via social media websites through submission. Normally accompanied with a voting process to make media items become popular". In his book, Evans (2008, p. 32) decided to obtained the definition for social media from Wikipedia, a reference built on the principles of social media, to emphasize his study on social media. According to Brown...
How do British newspapers frame the 2008 Beijing Olympics in their news? This chapter presents and justifies the research methodology. To begin with, the general introduction of the overall strategy will be provided. Secondly, why a combination of content and discourse analysis was necessary in assessing media texts in this study will be explained. Then, it presents reasons for the selection of newspapers; and finally shows a detailed design of content analysis.3.1 The Research StrategyContent...
A Role Playing Game (RPG) development refers to any kind of game for which a character improvement is the main objective of inspiration and engagement throughout the game. Most of the times one or more characters are created and formed by the players own abilities and strategy used during the game development getting on a series of battles that increase the record, possessions or fighting statistics of the characters created. Role Playing Games are in general both a privileged free...
If one asks, What is your favorite pastime. many people will say that they watch television. Television, which allows someone to see any programs he/she like. Watching television has many advantages and disadvantages. Television not only for entertainment, but also for increasing knowledge or information of the world. By watching television, it can entertain someone when he/she is stressful after doing his/her daily activities. If one wants to learn from television then he/she will be more...
The early 1990s was an era of intense changes in the Indian economic system. The torrent of international companies that we see today in India was born as a result of the economic transitions the country went through in 1991. It was the age of relaxation of a number of rules popularly known as "Liberalization". With liberalization, there was an increase in competition and certain categories were facing competition for the first time. There could be no lackadaisical attitude on the...
Many shows which have gained major popularity in this era are based on reality television. My family is following the television show 'Bigg Boss' hysterically; and this makes me wonder about the obsession with reality television and its origins. When I think about it, I myself am unable to resist these shows, becoming a devout follower of shows like 'American Idol', 'So You Think You Can Dance', 'Top Chef' and many others. This makes me want to know, what is it that has even caused me to become...
Blogs usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaningto maintain or add content to a blog. Most blogs being interactive, allowing visitors to leave comments and even message each other via widgets on the blogs and it is this interactivity that distinguishes them from other static websites. Many blogs...
Space exploration too many is just a sci-fi wonder occurring on the big screens in Hollywood, yet little do they know it's an event occurring in their own homes, businesses, schools and hospitals. The occurrence of space expedition has affected our society in such large portions beginning with the stimulus of economy creating countless jobs, and producing incredibly amounts of finances for not only large organizations but also small businesses. It has also brought about numerous technologies...
Introduction Malaysia is a multicultural society of which the population is made up by different types of ethnic groups includes Malays, Chinese, Indian and the Native. In fact, different ethnic groups have their own history, culture, belief system, value and language, there is thus unity among different ethnics is important in Malaysia (Economic Planning Unit, 2011). However, Malaysia has faced racial and ethnic tension due to the socio-economic and cultural differences after the independence...
Media And Entertainment is one of the most booming sectors of the world economy, continuously changing its approach towards the consumer base. Media and entertainment is one of the most prominent and innovation oriented sector of a country's economy. It not just plays the role of entertaining people about also acts across as an effective way of communication to the masses. Pricewaters in one of its researches argued that pace of pace of costumers' migration to newer digital platforms is running...