We shall have to adapt ourselves to the shadowy screen and to the cold machine.This swift change of scene, this blending of emotion and experience - it is much better than the heavy, long-drawn-out kind of writing to which we are accustomed. It is closer to life. In life, too, changes and transitions flash by before our eyes, and emotions of the soul are like a hurricane. The cinema has divined the mystery of motion. And that is greatness. (Leo Tolstoy 1908, quoted in Spiegel 1976: 162)The...
From simple communication device to powerful application platforms has what technological development done to the mobile in the past few years. Mobile as emerged as a powerful application platform as result of the hungry market and effort of massive researchers constantly trying to develop and give the market something new. In this process both the developers and designer have constantly worked another continuous pressure and have worked out different application and operating system for the...
Objective 1: To examine the rising tide celebrity culture in newspapers, magazines, TV and the Internet. Together with the media explosion, celebrity culture has become a rising tide on all field of communication industry. Moreover, celebrity content has been basic to the news media in the recent century. From the nightly television programmes to mass market magazines to the online edition of newspapers, celebrity news has proved its efficiency to attract attention and to impulse consumption...
Have you ever thought that the money you spend on cable or satellite TV services can be saved for something else? With emerging technologies that allow anyone with an Internet connection to watch free online TV, you can now cut down your costs significantly. How? Just browse through hundreds of thousand resources available on the web and choose the one that has all the features you need for a pleasant and convenient time for watching a movie or your favorite TV show from the convenience of your...
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 dramas" It has...
Introduction Media is considered as a traditionally male job and generally it is thought that women journalists can not skip the glass ceiling phenomenon. Pakistan is another minefield of challenges for journalists, especially female journalists. The problem prevails mostly in electronic media scenario as women are making more appearances on screen with the boom of private TV channels. They are considered less prominent. Female journalists working in developed countries are also facing such...
The development of ballet in China started between 1920 and 1930. It was brought to China by the Russians, who set up private ballet schools. However the real beginning of ballet in China has to be attributed to Beijing Dance School (today's Beijing Dance Academy) when ballet became one of the subjects the school offered. The school had been built with the help of Russian experts. During the 1950s and 1960s, ballet entered a period of rapid development due to the founding of Experimental Ballet...
Children watch an average of three to four hours of television daily. Television can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior. Unfortunately, much of today's television programming is violent. Hundreds of studies of the effects of TV violence on children and teenagers have found that children may, become "immune" to the horror of violence and gradually accept violence as a way to solve problems.  Sometimes, watching a single violent program can...
Media is very important to the society. People are using the media to get the news or information from television, radio and video. For example, television is a source of media that has strong influence on society today. According to the survey, people mostly spend their time on television and internet for getting news and for entertainment. But the impacts of television and computer have both positive and negative. For the advantages of television and internet, we can get the news and...
The history of video games console begin when Magnavox Odyssey was demonstrated on 24 May 1972. With the release of the console that indicate the first-generation of video games console is now begin. Magnavox Odyssey worked by using a game ROM cartridge which contains read-only data about the game.The user can play their desired game that they want to play by simply swicthing the game cartridge.The generation of video games console then advancing year by year, the second generation (1976),...