(Digital Music Entertainment Industries Ltd) DME can be traced in history back to 1897, when it was known as The Gramophone Company and based in Edinburgh. It became DME - Digital Music Entertainment Industries - in 1931 when it merged with the Nevada Gramophone Company. In the 1970s there was a rapid expansion of the company's retail division, which doubled in size in six years and became the country's leading specialist music retailers. DME acquired Tunes and Harmonies music publishing...
The rapid development of computer science leads to the emergence of brand-new type media which is transforming the world and the way how people perceive the world. With its unimaginable potential, this media redefines the meaning of cultural representation and communication, creating a totally different world. This paper will conduct a brief evaluation on the new media and its impact on in the two areas to gain a more comprehensive understanding on this new tool. New media refers to a rather...
Idealized images of thin female bodies are everywhere. Not only are they on street advertisements, billboards, and big screens (see picture above), they are also depicted on television, magazines, newspapers and of course, the Internet. The geographical presence of such media-portrayed thin-ideal images in space has enabled the advent and rise of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa (Halse and Boughtwood 2008, 154-157). The effects of the medium are heightened when we...
For the past decade, animation series have hit the Malaysian audience like a bombshell. The availability and popularity of animation series such as Ben 10, Naruto and Pokemon has allowed the global animation industry to flourish regardless of the current recession. On a local note, the names Upin and Ipin have become a common household topic in which metaphorically 'everyone is talking about'. Not only have animation influenced children in terms of entertainment, it has also generated cult...
Computer games have come under fire during the past few years regarding the material content. Although, many research findings have come back inconclusive to whether aggressive thoughts turn to aggressive behaviour (C.J. Ferguson, 2007). Several entities are thought to be correlated with violent behaviour when not playing video games, theories include, poor eating habits, be short of parental support, and media manipulation, for instance war (Anderson, 2004). In the current journal, the role of...
Radio came into the world around 1906 as a tool for ships and the military. In 10 years it became a public system with 9XM (now WHA). Which was a simple weather channel and today we have over 2000 radio stations on both AM and FM channels from religion to sports and everything in between.(legacy.kctcs.edu) After Radio was introduced Edwin Belin took the ideas of two fellow scientists (W. E. Sawyer & George Carey) and created the first Tele-vision; which was black and white and had to be a...
Micro-electronics has brought about a second revolution, following that produced by it's predecessor the vacuum tubes which were used to built the world's first computer the ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator And Calculator). Following this, was the invention of the transistor, a small, low-power amplifier which also gave a boost to the computer industry due to its small size relative to that of the vacuum tube.(a picture of this transistor can be found on the right hand sideof this text)....
A lot of American music is mostly derived from other places in the world, but the characteristic of the American experience it has become. For example, the Broadway musical evolved from European operettas, and even minstrel shows was popular in England before it became popular here in America in the nineteenth century (Ferris). One very popular type of music that is originally from America is Jazz. Jazz in its own way gave America a new sense of identity and soul. In the book "Music...
Globalization can be defined as the phenomenon of interaction and integration among people, organizations and the governments of different countries. It has not only affected UAE in particular but also nations across the globe. It is a complete process driven by the forces of international trade and investment and at the same time aided by information technology. Globalization is a very vast subject and so its effects are also wide spread (Lechner, 2001). Globalization had negative and positive...
Facebook, Myspace, Friendster, and more - all these social networking sites have a variety of techniques to increase user base. With the rise of consumers becoming active users of social networking sites, companies have expressed an interest in investing funds into online social networks.IntroductionFacebook's motto on their website states: "Giving people the power to share and make the world more open and connected." And that it is. Facebook is a private company founded on February...