Media Tag

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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Terrorizing the whole of America during the Great Depression, Bonnie and Clyde have been the most infamous of couples. Known for their bank robberies and gruesome murders, their exploits captured the attention of the American press and its readership during what is occasionally referred to as the "public enemy era" between 1931 and 1934. They also gained a reputation in the cinematic world.   In 1967, a...

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Racism in sports has been a major problem in many countries, especially in European football. Italy and Russia are hotspots for racial chanting during football games. While some athletes might have the mental endurance to play through such conditions, it might be too much for others to bear. This not only brings down their performance levels but may also have long term psychological effects on...

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Jewish

Israel has for long been a controversial topic in world news. From being exiled by the Romans to the atrocities of World War 2, Jews have lived through the toughest of times. Located in the middle-east, Israel has always been despised by the other countries in the Gulf. The Iran–Israel proxy war and Iran–Israel Cold War is bound in the political struggle of Iranian leadership...

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Sports are an essential part of our lives. Even in today’s busy world, people still find out time to check out the sports section in newspapers and magazines. Daily sports shows also have high viewership. In more recent times, the requisite news has reached us on our cellphones. This helps us keep track of our favourite sports teams, stay up to date in the sports...

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Podcasts have existed on the web for nearly a decade and a half, and pretty much in the same way you know them now: pre-recorded audio files of spoken-word shows that you can download, stream, and play on any internet-connected device.   Now, there are over a hundred thousand different podcasts on various platforms like Spotify and Audible. The variety of the topics that are being talked...

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