IntroductionBackground In today's progressively more connected world there are plethora of resources available to obtain and analysis about conflict and peace. Traditional interstate conflict may be consciously rare today, but the reverse is true of intrastate conflict (also known as an internal or ethnic conflict). From Eastern Europe to Africa and from Latin America to South Asia, interstate conflicts are more prevalent than conflict between states. Some of these cases are related to...
This essay synthesizes the literature and professional experiences to address the topic of the effects of new media technologies in the 21st century. It explores the relationship between information flow and human interaction. The essay will highlight the connection effect and social isolation effect of the new media. Finally, the work is used to address whether the new technologies lead to group integration or group polarization. The recent technological developments facilitate communication...
In recent years, internet addiction has been a world-wide problem among the youth. Many of them may sit in front of the computer to play online game; chat with others for the whole day without resting. Those prolonged activities bring a lot of destructive effect to them both Internet can be very constructive, but we must be conscious how much time we spend on it on a daily basis. People are addicted to the internet since they do not control the amount of time they spend on it. It is important...
WikiLeaks is the international social networking project based on the modified wiki engine, which was introduced by the possibility of anonymous editing of articles using technologies MediaWiki, Freenet, Tor, and PGP. The aim of the project is declared "untracked publication and analysis of documents that have become available due to information leakage. For navigation is used the secure access with the protocol HTTPS. Despite its name, Wikileaks is...
This is my assignment of Academic English. That was included two question which is discuss about constant rise on the popularity of TV reality shows and give my views on the shows. I feel this assignment so challenging, especially question 2 is interested in me. Question 2 is want me to explain about success is due to one's hard work or inspiration. Definition of hard work is intention to do everything, as long as you are 100% mind into a good thing to do is the best. Definition of inspiration...
Entertainment has always been a major attraction for people of all ages. Social gaming is another big form of entertainment. But there are many other aspects to social gaming. We define social gaming as any game that involves interactions between people and uses ICT to do so. This includes online games, games played on Xbox, Play Stations etc. where people play in offline groups. There are different types of social games: to be filled by zhen In the next few sections we will focus on the...
The internationalization of Chinese enterprises was unthinkable a decade ago, but it's now of a high interest and its hitting the headlines of major newspapers around the world. The names such as Lenovo and Geely are becoming known brands and the world is witnessing the passing of Made in China to Made by China. The consequences of the rise of Chinese companies in Europe, creates an increasingly hard competition between Chinese and European enterprises. In Western countries, blue and white...
In the present new media world, it is essential for the students to develop a sense of media awareness and activism to facilitate social learning in relation to the surrounding world. In building a productive learning culture among the students, media literacy is a necessary intervention in developing critical understandings, creative abilities, and active participations. Developing quality media literacy practice on environment among secondary school students is important as the world is...
There is a famous quote that says: "the start of any war is a speech". The Lebanese society, as a collection of minorities is an extremely divided community with different religions, sects, and beliefs. This will result in a race between mixed cultures with a wide range of intelligence and understanding of worldwide relationships. This partitioned society reflects its differences at all aspects of life; in other words, politics, social believes and media. However, it does not uphold...
'The word 'television' literally means 'distant light'. But as we all know, when watching television we are actually just seeing something a few feet away - an image on the glass front of the box we call a TV set. 'Television' is in other words a metaphor, intended to describe what this box, this experience, this form of communication, is all about.' (Jostein Gripsrud, 1998, pg. 17) Stuart Hall (1996) has defined television as either an 'originator or a carrier'; resulting in manipulation and...