Media Questions and Answers

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The first thing to understand about the media is that it is ever-changing. Twenty years ago, newspapers and radio were the primary sources of news and the best way to disperse information....

Latest answer posted November 19, 2020, 10:47 am (UTC)

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One of the benefits of entertainment media is that it gives people amusement. Through consuming content for the purposes of entertainment, a person gets to unwind from a stressful day of work or...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2018, 6:07 am (UTC)

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I believe that this question is asking about the five step media critical process rather than asking about the step processes of critical thinking. There is some overlap between the two; however,...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2020, 9:07 pm (UTC)

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I would agree with post 5 that the media often present an oversimplified version of events or they introduce a sort of journalistic bias that changes the way we see the events. When we gather...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2012, 6:41 pm (UTC)

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The difference between formal and informal censorship comes in the degree to which each is mandatory and is driven by formal rules. Formal censorship has strict rules about what may and may not be...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012, 6:23 pm (UTC)

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This a great question. You are right. There are so many illicit things that the media glamorizes that you have to wonder what effect all of this is having on our society. The hit HBO show,...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2012, 11:47 am (UTC)

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I think the biggest role the media plays is defining/ propagating gender roles. Most people watch TV and get their definition of cultural norms from the shows and programs they watch. In many...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2012, 4:49 pm (UTC)

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This is a great question. Let me make four points that show the relationship between media and politics. First, media affect politics, because the media gives incredible access to people of...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2012, 1:35 pm (UTC)

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I think that the topic areas should be as broad as possible for student newspapers. Yet, I would suggest that one area that should be dissuaded would be the attempt to post personal information...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2012, 7:52 pm (UTC)

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The answer of course depends on perspective and exactly what is meant by "media." Given that media can include both TV and commercial media as well as books and magazines, there are both healthy...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2012, 12:55 pm (UTC)

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Setting aside for a moment advances in technology, media changes when worldviews change. For example, a world economy has caused media to include world financial news in its coverage. Again, if...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2012, 4:34 pm (UTC)

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I would suggest that the rise in local newspapers in Ambattur is significant for a couple of reasons. The first is that any rise in media within a specific locality represents growth of that...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2012, 9:13 pm (UTC)

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In "YouTube's Popular Culture" by Burgess and Green, the authors point out that changes in YouTube algorithms prevent them from offering a straightforward analysis of trends in usage. However, they...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2021, 4:50 pm (UTC)

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A good example of this is television news. The medium of television and its demands shape the sorts of messages that are carried on it. This can happen in at least two ways. First, news that is...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2012, 1:14 am (UTC)

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I would say that in the mainstream media, there is a certain amount of apprehension to talk about race. More specifically, there is a certain amount of fear in saying anything that would sound...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012, 4:37 am (UTC)

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Two of the most important events that involved the media affecting the world were the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. In the Vietnam War, journalists brought the war home to the US. More...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 11:17 pm (UTC)

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A media press conference, or news conference, is a news media event where individuals or groups invite members of the media (TV, radio, Internet, or print journalists) to hear the speaker talk...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2012, 3:39 pm (UTC)

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There are many ways in which to answer this question, because there are various situations. If you are watching a webcast with a young person (minor), then you should know what the webcast is...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2012, 11:36 am (UTC)

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I am going to suggest that the power of the media in terms of providing outlets to people is overall a good thing. The media has been transformed into a realm where people's voices can be heard in...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2012, 1:47 pm (UTC)

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First of all, there is no such thing as "the media" that all does things in one way. Instead, there are many kinds of media, ranging from TV news to tabloid newspapers and up to "serious"...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2012, 12:13 am (UTC)

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This is, of course, a very subjective matter. What seems fair to one person will not seem fair to another. One frequently heard complaint is that the media is much more likely to identify the...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2012, 7:44 am (UTC)

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Rolling Stone very clearly communicates that its ideology is extremely liberal and anti-establishment. It does this in at least two ways. First, it publishes political articles that do not...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012, 6:08 pm (UTC)

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Rolling Stone helps to create social and cultural ideas about groups of people in at least two ways. First, as a music magazine, it helps to create certain ideas in our minds about musicians and...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012, 6:35 pm (UTC)

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These obvious characteristics are typically called stereotypes. In literature, characters who are designed according to these "obvious" characteristics are called stock characters (given they are...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2012, 1:12 am (UTC)

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Like stereotypes, most people are comfortable with identities which do not change. The ideology that women are on earth to cook, clean and have babies has been accepted for many generations (while...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2012, 1:21 am (UTC)

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Since you're being asked about your own personal experience here, you'll want to consider the impact media it has had on you, specifically, throughout your own lived experience. Here are a few...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2021, 2:29 am (UTC)

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The main problem with a complete lack of censorship would have to do with issues of national security. A good example of this can be seen in the recent "Wikileaks" secrets that were published in...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012, 3:02 am (UTC)

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