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Georgiou in the article, “Identity, space and the media” argues that people through information can decide if to connect or to disconnect with certain individuals or communities in neighbourhoods or in faraway places (Georgiou 31). For example through media, a person living in California can learn of an opportunity in France, which is part of what they have always wished to do in their lifetime. The same media will help the person analyse other aspects that will make them comfortable in pursuing the opportunity. Such may be political environment of the place, Inflation, people friendliness, cost of living and the education system.
Secondly, media avails information about politics and cultures of origin, place of settlement, diaspora individuals and groups. Beck argues that this can create critical proximity where they become aware that they are not just a product of their origin. In addition, they do not just belong to a single group, or located in a certain territory and this enables diaspora identity to be lived as multi positioned by symbolic and geographical spaces. Becky also argues that the high mobility as a result causes intermarriages in different countries and cultures, which becomes a gateway to globalisation in once life (Georgiou 31).
Diaspora on the other hand has affected media through innovation. Daily interactions with people of different backgrounds, races and cultures have caused innovations in the media industry to cater for various needs of different societies. Reality unveiled through diaspora have helped understand it is not important what is inside a certain group, neither is continuity important but reinvention of limits where human beings find themselves in. therefore, a clear and deep understanding of spaces and diaspora are important in ensuring that people utilise these two constructs for economic, social, and other benefits.
We conclude therefore that media and diaspora are inseparable and very
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Because of such a well organized and frequent appeal it makes to the public through advertisements, public feels drawn towards the ideas it projects without even realizing that. Media has negatively influenced the society in many ways some of which are discussed below: People start to approve of the negativities around them: While imitating the glamorous role models, people tend to adopt what is wrong what they would otherwise not.
It has been unveiled from different research studies and reports that children are exposed to intense violence through entertainment programs run on the media. the entertainment violence is found having very strong and negative impacts upon the behaviours, thinking and attitude of the children because exposure to violence led towards generating and increasing the level of aggression among the children and their start practicing violence in their everyday routine activities (Huston, 1992).
6 Drawbacks of television media……………………………p .7 Conclusion………………………………………………….p .9 Works cited ……………………………………………….. p. 11 Outline Mass media has many avenues through which they can get to the members of the public who are the targeted and end users.
The new forms of media are used to raise voices over the oppressive rule from great political figures. In simple the new media are deployed efficiently prior to, in the process of and after the political or intellectual revolution as tools or avenues for protestors to boast their potential and agency and to execute their mobilization.
A medium’s qualities have as much effect as the information circulated by the medium. For instance, if a person reads about an incident in the newspapers, he will be affected differently from a person that watches it on television, or even another person who hears about it from a friend who watched it.1 Hot and Cool Media His famous division of media into "hot" and "cool" media types sought to describe the different sensory effects that different types of media had on their consumers.
According to the paper in the modern world, media plays a more significant role than never before owing to the numerous events and happenings that take place instantaneously. Certainly, the way media has revolutionized especially in the past decade has changed the way people across the globe operate. This is especially so due to the emergence of the social networking sites that supplement the mainstream media in the dissemination of information, the veracity of much of its content is questionable.
Censorship can be defined as the control and regulation of ideas and information that goes in a cycle through the people of the society. It also refers to reviewing and analyzing print and electronic media to remove or suppress parts that are deemed unfit for the public to view.
The alternative of mass media is the Internet. The work of Habermas “Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere” (1989) emphasized the importance of people’s ability to influence the existing media or creating alternative methods. It is understandable that politics and media are the spheres, which are able to interconnect with each other and thus depend on each other.