Nintendo soon developed into a video game company, becoming one of the most influential in the industry and Japan's third most valuable listed company, with a market value of over US$ 85 billion. As of October 2, 2008, Nintendo has sold over 470 million hardware units and 2.7 billion software units. Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was introduced in 1985, it was an instant hit. Over the course of the next two years, it almost single-handedly revitalized the video game industry. Selling over...
This dissertation undertakes the task of making sense of all the coverage that the Indian newspapers have afforded to various religious bans and fatwas issued in the post-liberalization era. The basic intention is to understand what are the various stands taken by print media, what were its motivations for the same and what was the impact of them having taken this stand on the readers in particular and the masses in general. The reason for taking religious sanctions as the area of interest is...
The media portrays many faulty stereotypes about various races and these stereotypes who are members of certain groups with which we have not had firsthand contact are reflected in a chagrining way in general. The media branches such as the television, books, comic strips, and movies are all exuberant sources of stereotyped characters. By stereotyping the people or some ethnic groups, we kind of mark the people with certain characteristics. For much of American history, The US media focuses in...
To research, we have to use the controllers in order to understand and experience how it works and how comfortable it is for a player playing with it. But not all the controllers are available and it will be tough to understand how some of it works. Thus for those types of controllers that we can't use or that is not available, we have to completely depend on the net, books or magazines to know how others have experienced using it. And also to understand how the future controllers would look...
India with its 1.15 billion people, has a sizeable middle class population which is expected to grow steadily over the years. There are innumerable things that one would associate with the "middle class". From habits and traditions to beliefs and a host of other things, there are so many associations that people tend to make with the Indian middle class. So, what is this Indian middle class? Who are the people who belong to this Indian middle class? In a country so rich in culture and...
For advertisers it is essential to set out a good marketing campaign to promote their product or their image. This is particularly true with cars as there are so many different options available. A large part of marketing campaigns are done through television adverts. Advertisers go to extensive effort to create a good advert. Advertising techniques are what make the advert either effective or not effective. Adverts make money for the company so they are vital. By examining advertising...
With the rapid phase of the changing generation, the youth is now more demanding in acquiring technologies that will suit to their needs, especially in when it is applied to their studies. Certainly, the access in Internet or in the World Wide Web is easy and there are many benefits can be gained. The use of this accessibility is applied mostly on the professionals such as medical practitioners, business tycoons, and even government officials. The purpose of their usage the Internet is...
The introduction of technology has brought revolutions in every area of human life. With this in mind, there are many sectors in different parts of the economy that have embraced technology and thus been able to enhance their efficiency. One of the areas that have benefited most from technology such as the internet, computers, etc is the media in regard to news. It is important for one to understand that the history of gathering, production and presentation of news content has witnessed a...
It is indeed a renowned fact that in the present era, media have transformed sport. However, there was no television, computers and as many published papers before the 1950s as today. Back in those days sports news was given less interest to than literature, magazines, cinema, etc. Even now, apart from usually common television and radio, there exists a wide variety of media itself, like internet, computer games, digests, etc. In the 19th century, information related to sports was available at...
Introduction During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, journalism was dominated by man. When advertising became the main source for the newspapers' profit, women journalists were hired in order to appeal to female audiences. However, they were assigned to 'soft' news topics, such as fashion, the arts and domestic issues, because of the lack of professional reporting skills assumed by their male editors. Even when dealing with the politics or social issues, women journalists were...