In today's society, media and film have dominated young people's lives. In 2011, the global entertainment and media industry was estimated to be worth approximately $2 trillion dollars, with the film industry undergoing a predicted rise in spending from $81 billion in 2008 to $103 billion in 2011 (Mitchell, 2007). The movie industry has become increasingly glamorized due to events created to encourage this image, such as the Academy Awards ("Oscars") and extravagant movie premieres....
This study examines about news in New Media and the influence of reliance on the credibility of online political news among politically interested internet users in Malaysia. Reliance on the online news strongly related to the credibility of online source. This study will examines if online news are trusted sources for news in terms of credibility. This will be tested based on few factors such as comparison between tradissional news, income, year of educations, gender and so on. The result...
The term "Artificial Reality", coined by Myron Krueger, has been in use since the 1970s; however, the origin of the term "Virtual Reality" can be traced back to the French playwright, poet, actor, and director Antonin Artaud. In his seminal book The Theatre and Its Double (1938), Artaud described theatre as "la réalite virtuelle", a virtual reality "in which characters, objects, and images take on the phantasmagoric force of alchemy's visionary internal...
This chapter sets out to explore relevant works previously proposed by scholars and four sub-sections are addressed. In the first place, it discusses the media and the Building of National Image. Secondly, by drawing upon literature about media coverage in the past Olympics, it examines the Media's Role in Olympics Report. Thirdly, the existing images of China in the British media will be discussed. This review also highlights how media coverage is biased according to political stance and their...
When you hear William Shatner split the infamous infinitive: "to boldly go…," the mental image that is conjured up, is that of a middle aged man, in a tight Starfleet uniform, with possibly a girdle in place to keep his profile slimmer!, yet this image is one that many Americans and fans around the world love. If you go to a Trekkie convention you will see fans purchasing copies of hand-phasers, costumes for their pets, children's and mother in laws, while all the time discussing...
The song can be categorized under the alternative Pop- Rock genre. Rhianna, katy perry, song title and appeal: Of that, there's no doubt. Seldom has an artist catapulted onto the world scene and captured not only people's ears, but their hearts as well. Since the 2008 release of "One of the Boys," Katy has taken a jet-fueled rocket pack to the top, wowing fans with her often whimsical, irresistible pop songs. Katy topped charts in more than 25 countries with cultural phenomenon...
For this task I have to evaluate my multimedia product, including its features and the approach I had took to creating it. Critical analysis is essential for gaining full marks as well as ensuring my work is well written and spell checked. I will need to consider whether my multimedia product: meets the original list of intentions; attracts the intended audience; puts the right information across; Is easy to use and suitably interactive. Additionally, I will need to: identify the good and bad...
Introduction Gender and sex-role stereotyping is something that affects everyone who comes in contact with media, regardless of age. What your perception of gender is has an impact on what roles you associate with being male or female. These perceptions are formed and change throughout your lives due to the environment around you. I chose this topic because I find it interesting and believe that it is something that most everyone can relate to. We are in a time and age where advertising and...
In today's society the written media are hugely important and influential. They are the main source of information, allowing people to keep up to date with what is going on in the world. They also discuss social, economic and political topics by providing evidence for their claim. In doing so, they also express their legal and ethical responsibilities to their readers. However, this ethnos is fully predicted by tabloid newspapers. They claim merely to be reporting reality, however, this reality...
The oft quoted Disney song phrase "It's a small world after all" takes on new meaning in an era of multinational corporations dominating a wave of globalization and exchange of commerce never before seen on such a scale in human history. With this exchange also come cultural defining, shaping, and expression by globally dominant media giants like the Walt Disney Company. Sherman (1999) argues Disney faces a similar challenge in its Americanized product in a changing world...