In various countries around the world, the internet community is struggling to cling to its freedom of speech in internet contrary to efforts of trying to censor or restrictive policies by governments or political groups. Internet as a means of communication supports all forms of information it carries. The ultimate purpose of these censorship efforts is to try to control or block the information contained in the net. However, the focus of their act is the medium itself. This paper is trying to...
Today is the worlds social networking era. As the modernized techniques are developed, people become friendlier with social media especially social network. Social network sites (SNSs) have the potential to fundamentally change the character of our social lives, both on an interpersonal and a community level. Changes in interaction patterns and social connections are already evident among young people, who are the heaviest users of these sites. As adoption spreads to a wider audience, we expect...
TV or we can say television .Do you know what is television ?? Television is telecommunication medium. it is live transmission of moving images. Television is a type of communication system .Also It is a medium for transmitting and receiving information. Now here question is TV would you be without it?? The answer simply it depends what role TV play in your life.Their is a quote in English that "kneif has two sides".Similarily television has both merits and de-merits .For some TV is...
The media representation of wars has significantly changed over last years. Previously being just an instrument of coverage and propaganda, now media are considered a competent weapon. The war of real objects is partially being replaced by the war of pictures and sounds, information war (Virilio, 2002). On the one hand, information technologies can be regarded as humane weapon, because they lead to the fewer amounts of victims. On the other hand, they directly influence the mental structures,...
Consider social media outlets as two-way streets that give you the ability to communicate and define activities that integrate technology, social interaction, and content creation. Social media tools collaboratively and effectively connect online information. People or groups can create, organize, edit, comment on, combine, and share content through the various social media sites. Social media uses many technologies and forms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, podcasts,...
In todays society, in permanent transformation, the individual is confronted more often with situations where it is forced to defend its symbolic territories that until recently belonged to him, being faced with new representations of an "other", foreign or simply different, which requires equal rights with "ours." How we relate to these "others" is the basis for future actions that we will perform in relation to them. And the vision that we have on them, is mainly...
In our society today, many people think that technological advances are the best examples of mankind's progress. Although we enjoy a great number of positive aspects, it also has many disadvantages. In modern society we can not live without technology because we rely on it in so many areas of our lives. Any long term and large scale disruption in technology can have a massive impact on a modern society. Though there is a positive side, the negative aspects, such as health hazards, stockers and...
The topic of media cultures covers a number of key issues relating to contemporary media, this essay believes the most important of these issues is control and ownership in the new media environment, particularly focusing on the internet as a medium. The internet has established itself as a new contemporary medium through its ability to connect individuals to global information in their homes from locations originally published thousands of miles away. This new medium allows anyone with a...
A video game is an electronic game that interacts with a user interface to generate video and sound on a video device. The word video in video game refers to a display device. The video games are played on platforms like video games consoles, personal computers or handhelds devices. These platforms can be huge like a mainframe computer or tiny like a mobile device. In the old times the most common platform was the arcade games. To play video games we use an input device called game controller,...
The digital era has struck the world rather rapidly, with more and more new technologies and innovations appearing within society everyday. In order for countries to keep up with this rapid rate of technological change, the only answer is to change alongside it. Within the media industry and television in particular, society has rapidly transformed from being reliant on four PSB channels (BBC1, BBC2, ITV and C4) to a multi-channel environment, which is soon to become entirely digital. With this...