From the perspective of the individuals who read the news, we willingly accept the reports of events that are beyond are our own experiences. (Fowler, 1991) However, with the use of analytical techniques we will put aside our immediate assumptions, and delve deeper for a greater understanding of the selected articles and selection choice for print. The chosen research method within this essay will be based on discourse analysis. It is with difficultly to provide a definitive definition of...
Aqua games are usually referred to as the games that are normally played inside the water bodies. These games include the swimming, water volleyballs, throw balls and even water basket balls that are also played during these days. These games are played only in the water bodies. The games also include the muscle power and the mental power. The muscle power because the water games are played inside the water bodies and the one who cant balance his body with muscle power either end up drowning or...
About Gamebits: Gamebits is a gaming blog I launched in January 2001, having previously served as a relatively static archive of electronic entertainment software reviews. In the past year, the most-read pages on Gamebits.net were about either: video games' impact on juvenile delinquency; obscure, mature Japanese games; classic, 25-year-old games; or technical details of the Microsoft Xbox 360.  This suggests to me that Gamebits's audience is mostly older gamers (21-35) interested in esoteric...
The aftermath of the suicide attacks on the World trade Centre in USA on 11 September 2001, commonly called 9/11, has brought the Middle-East's media on the global front as it attracts unprecedentedinternational attention. Criticism was levelled generally against the Arab media. This closer media scrutiny developed with rise of al-Jazeera, a pan-Arabic satellite channel started in Qatar in 1996. For many media critics, the central issue was not incitement through television images, but the...
After 9/11, Pakistan, led by General Pervez Musharraf, reversed course under pressure from the United States and joined the "War on Terror" as a US ally. Having failed to convince the Taliban to hand over bin Laden and other members of Al Qaeda, Pakistan provided the U.S. a number of military airports and bases for its attack on Afghanistan, along with other logistical support. Since 2001, Pakistan has arrested over five hundred Al-Qaeda members and handed them over to the United...
Digital publishing has opened a new era in publishing as well as in readers habits. It gives many new opportunities for everyone who wants to read, write or do research. Nowadays, each person can issue a publication on the Internet for free or publish a book at a low cost. People also have many possibilities to read a lot of books, magazines, and articles for free if they have Internet. They can also see all the new books simply by looking at the bookstore websites. Those who have an e-book...
The video game industry is a 41.9 billion dollar market worldwide and it is expected to continue to grow at 9.1% annually. It is also considered one of the fastest growing industries worldwide. (Caron) Leaders in the gaming industry like Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo constantly churn out "super powerful, 128-bit game consoles to the market…competing madly with one another to create the fastest video-game console ever, each boasting more horsepower than some of the most powerful...
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...