SBS is Australia's multicultural and multilingual national public broadcaster providing television, radio and online services across Australia. Our national television services - SBS ONE and SBS TWO - broadcast a unique mix of Australian and international programming across a range of genres in both English and a wide variety of languages other than English. SBS's news, current affairs and sports programming is produced in-house. SBS draws on the resources of Australia's independent...
Figure . Courtesy: Business WeekHindi film industry- Bollywood, as it's popularly known, will be completing a century of producing films in 2013 and the number of films produced per year by Bollywood is the largest in the world. It would only be fair to say that the market is clearly huge for this industry to have grown over the decades. The growth in the viewership of Hindi Cinema has been unparalleled and rising with time across Indian audience, diasporic audience and foreign audience (see...
The term Web 2.0 has been associated with the different type of the web applications that will be facilitating the participatory kind of the  sharing's, the interoperability, the user-centered type of designs, and also the collaboration on the "World Wide Web". It is basically a new internet tool which is used for the people who consume media, internet and web. It is not the latest toy of the geeks as there are many such type of things which exists in the market. The Web 2.0...
Communication is a crucial part of our society. Media communication refers to those organized means of dissemination of fact, opinion, entertainment, and other information. Media includes Electronic media and printed media. The types of media forms presented in different channels mentioned above are generally classified into news reports, advertisements and programmes. Since the resources are limited, this paper focuses only on the print media and its extension to the Internet, not broadcast...
In the United States, there is a growing tendency toward overpopulation. Overpopulation, as defined by CITE, is the condition of having a population so dense as to cause environmental deterioration, an impaired quality of life, or a population crash (CITE). Upon reading this definition, many people would think of a growing number of people. For example, if a country could only support 10 million people, and it had a population of 12 million, it would probably begin to become a problem. However,...
The public sphere is a concept which in the framework of today's society points to the issues of how and to what extent the mass media, particularly in their journalistic role, can help citizens learn in relation to the world, debate their responses to it and reach informed decisions regarding what courses of action to take on. Some account of what we have come to call the public sphere has for all time existed as an addition to democratic theory. As the idea of democracy has evolved...
In contemporary society, globalization has become an inevitable trend of the development. In 1985, Theodre Levitt first proposes the concept of globalization; it is used to describe the changes and development in the global economy. Since then, the concept of globalization gradually blends into other scientific areas and it rapidly becomes a popular topic in academia. Compared to the disputes on economic and political level, the conflicts of culture are more subtle and more profound. Tomlison...
Television Censorship ComparisonTelevision Censorship: A Comparison between the United States and the United Kingdom Since television became official in the 1930s, there have always been geographical disparities regarding to what degree different countries view television content as objectionable based on moral, religious or political criteria. The process of preventing this inappropriate content from reaching audiences is known as censorship, but blocking all unacceptable material from...
Virtual reality and the internet have always being a controversial topic amongst academics/theorists. This essay will touch on what virtual reality is about, the advantages and the disadvantages of such term and it would be illustrated how it is experience on internet. The advantages of the internet involving virtual reality will also be illustrated to provide further understanding. The virtual implies a willingness to believe in the reality of dreams and mark the concern with history and as...
Intertextuality can be discussed on many different levels. However, I have discovered that when thinking of intertextuality in contemporary media, my mind recalls those who founded intertextuality and are now an inspiration from their various approaches to this topic. Indeed, intertextuality mirrors its ever-present service as a way of formalizing a vast number of different techniques and effects in literature and in the media. Speaking in the light of this, I shall discuss the various...