Media Tag

American media has had a long journey right from the first newspaper that was published in Boston, Massachusetts in 1690. Within the next 50 years, magazines also began to gain popularity in several major American cities. The concept of commercial radio burst on to the scene at the beginning of the 20th century and ended print media's monopoly in America. This gave audiences all over...

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Running for 50 years, Sesame Street has captured the audience through 4,500 episodes and over 200 home videos. The show released in 1969 as a ground-breaking series for kids to provide preliminary knowledge over the television platform. It has successfully attracted over 150 million viewers from all across the globe and has become one of the biggest franchises in the world of media. The show...

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Facebook is a very diverse and dynamic platform that keeps on changing continuously. In the year 2016, it made some changes that equip you to not merely like the post, rather express your emotions using its newly added emojis. Those new five emojis were love, haha, wow, sad, and angry. This gave the choice to the users to react to the posts ahead of the...

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Think for a minute of all the consequences if you could not talk. This makes us realise that communication is an integral part of human life. All activities stand zero without communication. It is the transfer of facts, feelings, ideas, emotions, etc. from one person to another for mutual understanding. It is needed everywhere, from family to the workplace. In a family or a relationship,...

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Virtual Reality not just an entertainment

Like every other industry, the phrase ‘consumer is king’ applies to the media industry as well. There is stiff competition in the media industry today, with businesses competing for the attention of the viewers and readers. In this rat race, only those Media and Entertainment (M&E) companies will survive that can constantly identify and adapt to the fast-evolving demands and consumption patterns of the consumers....

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Lochtegate is the scandal involving the swimmers from the United States namely Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, Gunnar Bentz, and Jack Conger during the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The swimmers lied about being robbed at gunpoint, whereas they had urinated outside the bathroom and Lochte had vandalised a framed poster. The consequence of this was Lochte losing all four commercial sponsors....

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violence

Have you heard of the “first YouTube War”? It is a name given to the situation in Syria where the incidents were reflected by various violence inflicting videos that were taken by activists and journalists around the world. Jeff Howe, assistant professor of Journalism at Northeastern University discusses the term ‘crowdsourcing’ which explains how conflict is shaped through these videos of violence. According to Howe,...

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‏Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a virus closely related to the SARS virus from 2002-03. Those affected may develop a fever, dry cough, fatigue, and shortness of breath. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms, some can progress to pneumonia and multi-organ failure. The infection spreads from one person to others...

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Social Media

Through the years, means of communication have evolved. The way people communicate with each other today is entirely different from the prehistoric era. Earlier people used leaves and cloth to draw symbols on until the emergence of alphabets, signs and symbols, letters, and telephone. Today, the Internet era has paved the way to innumerable means of communication. With the emergence of social media, people now...

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