Negative Effects of Digital Media

Today, no body can imagine their lives without the use of Digital Media. Though it has made life simpler for most of us, it’s effects on the world of journalism are not all hunky dory to say the least. Writing styles have been altered, business models have been changed, the ethics are no longer relevant, and the definition of a journalist is itself under question. Here are a few of the negative effects of digital…

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The advent of internet and its impact..

New Media – The advent of internet and its impact on our information space In more recent years, technological innovation has again changed the face of mass media. Cable television, satellites, fiber-optic technologies, and especially computers have helped create an explosion in media products and formats. Ironically, much of this change has resulted in a move away from the mass broadcast audience toward smaller, more specialized niche populations – a process called “narrowcasting”. With computer…

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Differences Between Traditional Media and New Media

The mediascape has been witnessing massive changes in the last 20 years or so. From being dependent on ‘Traditional or Old Media’, we’ve shifted to the use of ‘New Media’. Whereas the traditional forms like print, films, TV, and radio constitute Old Media, New Media primarily includes computer technology, the Internet and smart phones. Here are the key differences between the two From Consumer to “Prosumer” The older forms of media forced the audiences to…

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E-Books

We are living in an age where everything is available on a click of mouse. Be it games, books, movies, novels, news, food, etc. Gone are the days, when people used to sit for hours in the library gathering information from different sources. While sorting out the mess I had made out on my bookshelf couple of weeks ago, I decided to let go off all my books which I do not require anymore, preserved…

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