Break.com is a great website because it knows its aim and work hard with it. Break makes a name for itself by consigning to specific kinds of videos when other video sharing websites accept everything users would like to submit. Most of the videos on Break are entertaining which the videos are bloopers and blunders caught on scripted clips or videos generated by users. Break is under controlled by Break Media. Break Media consists of completely owned branded properties such as Break, All Left...
Let's face it - the last thing one expects to associate with the media and entertainment industry is the study of economics. Sure, there is a lot of money involved in the world of M&E, but to actually apply principles like elasticity of demand and supply to the starry world of Hollywood and Bollywood would seem preposterous to many. However, what most people don't realize is that most of the decisions taken by those who run media organizations are influenced by issues far beyond what the...
With the development in the recent decades of mass-market franchises and brands of Children's media, the industries of video games, film and TV have come to fully embrace these products to become a staple part of social society. The global phenomenon of 'Pokemon' is a multi-media & multi-platform Japanese gaming craze that took children's culture in much of the industrialised world by storm around the turn of the millennium. Although its popularity has faded in recent years, its tremendous...
Music piracy, mp3 downloading, p2p, file-sharing; these are many names for the same concept, stealing. Over the past couple of years music downloading has grown to be more and more popular. It has now become an American way of life and widely accepted in our culture. "Twenty percent of Americans participate in some form of music downloading activity" (Cohen, 2003). This is twenty percent too much. Music piracy has become so popular that some people are not even aware that what they...
The Internet has come to be defined largely according the ability of users to locate information with speed, ease and some opportunity to evaluate its validity. As a medium with an apparently infinite capacity for hosting, compiling and recalling said information, the need and technology had emerged with some simultaneity to operate large, sweeping and accountable searches in order to use this information in a meaningful way. The result would be the proliferation of the search engine as the...
Skin care products with whitening and lightening function have been introduced to the Asian market over the past decades years and it recorded as the best-selling product categories in the Asian beauty industry. (Ashikari, 2005)According to the study title The Quest for Beauty: Asia's Fascination with Pale face (2009) stated the total whitening marketing is forecasted the market will be continuing to $18 billion and the rate of growth is around 12 per cent annually. (Deirde,B, Helen, C, Mark,...
Modern life has become easier and the people of whole world have shrunk thanks to the immense contribution of the internet technology to communication and information sharing. There is no doubt that internet has made our life become easier and more convenience. We can use internet to communicate with people around the world, doing business by using internet, make new friends and know different cultures, searching information, studying and etc. The internet not only allows for communication...
The movie rating system can be useful for parents to decide whether a movie is appropriate for viewing by their child, but is the system run by the government or someone else? Who decides what the ratings should be? How did they come about? Does the government need to tell us what we should be watching ? With the birth of motion pictures came discussion of what was appropriate to show public viewers, and what restrictions should be applied. This is what is called the movie rating...
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of use of Social Media tools (blogs and Facebook) among IIUM students. The methodology of this study was quantitative including the use of questionnaires distributed to the respondents. This study aimed to answer the two research questions namely Are IIUM students aware of politics in Social Networking Sites? What are the general political activities of IIUM students as a result of using social media tools? The results from the survey...
French Television Society Examine critically how French television represents the French nation in its programmes, news broadcasts, dramas, entertainment programmes, etc. Select a specific programme broadcast on one of the French public channels FR2 or FR3 or private channels TF1 or M6 (etc.), and examine the way the programme represents or mis-represents the plurality of the French nation, or its coverage of international events. Comment on how that reflects on the French perception of...