Recently, there has been a shift from old to new media when it comes to entertainment news (McNamara, 2011). In order to keep up with this shift, news programs have begun to alter their style of programming through the use of entertainment based stories. Another aspect which has been frequently studied is the competition between news programs. These studies have increased because of the growth of a new competitor, the Internet (Meijer, 2007). Network news programs are now competing not only with numerous amounts of channels on television, but numerous Web sites, as well (Prior, 2003).
Everyday millions of Americans plop down in front of their TVs to get their daily intake of news and current events of what happened that day. Sadly, most of the news and facts they are getting have been altered somehow by someone at the news corporation or by the reporters themselves. In the numerous news sources that cover world evens daily there are certain viewpoints that are thrust into the public’s face. This highly opinionated and biased news coverage has been present since there was news to report on. From WWII and onwards there has been a steady increase in the number of news corporations, which in turn has caused an increase in viewpoints on news coverage.
The second section will introduce Golding’s four concepts of news media and their effects. The media effect in political area, such as propaganda will be examined in the third section. Next, the methodological research of media violence and its problems will be analyzed. The final section will criticize the problem of early theoretical research of media effects. The process of industralization accelerated the development of mass media.
The Internet is endless, space is abundant and availability is infinite. Journalists have come to realize that it’s much easier to make one page of content on the web then to have it printed up. Newspapers are willing to give up accuracy for the speed ... ... middle of paper ... ...he emergence of the Internet can have its downside also. Many times you can have a problem signing on or the news site that you wanted to explore could be down or under construction. Web sites track what users do as they click from page to page which can be a disadvantage to viewing these sites.
Conditions for Profitability in Online Newspapers Introduction Today online newspapers are delivering a lot of assets into their news sites without gaining from them. They have to discover methods to attain profit from them in order to support them. Recently there has been a switching from print to multimedia, i.e. news is only a component among other services at the news sites and is given as audio and video likewise. Transformation to web brought more opportunities for newspapers, such as competing with broadcast media in presenting breaking news in a more well timed manner.
Is it a news program or a gossip market? Today most news shows do just that. While reporting up to date occurrences, it’s the media attention which they crave most. It’s not that they invent news, but it is moreover taken to a higher level. Through opinions of various journalists, as well as a bit of twisted factual evidence, journalists have the power to influence most viewers who tune in nightly, for the most part to catch up on current events.
Over the years, the credibility gap has become much harder to break by advertisers not only because we see more advertisement on a daily basis, but because, most of the time, the benefits resulting from the products advertised are sometimes not there. I believe that this is the major reason why media has not been that successful to influence our world views as much as it could have been. (Meyer, 2004; Porter, 2005) It becomes apparent that more research is needed in each source of news media such as newspaper, television and, internet in order to see which one has more credibility. I am not sure that newspaper has more credibility than television to the extent mentioned in this paper. However, the historical data found demonstrated that newspaper is still a leader in this field.
Introduction ‘News media investigate, analyze, and report to stakeholder publics on issues and event s that occur around the globe in a twenty-four-hour, 365-day news cycle’ (Richard,2007:98). Because of the way news media works, we know what is happening in the world and we can have ‘connection’ to other places. With new media arising, the information transmission process become even faster. Though new media is getting more prevalent, still, a considerable amount of people rely on one of the traditional news media – newspaper. Facing the competition, the way news reported may change as newspapers ‘need to maintain large circulation figures to stay profitable’ (Bignell 1997:83).
Sociologists have referred to America as a mediated culture, which means that the media creates and reflects the culture (Role and Influences). Society today is slammed with multimedia showing advertisements, talk shows, and news channel which promote products, moods, political views, and also highlight what they think is important (Role and Influences). Television and news stations can filter the inf... ... middle of paper ... ...es, 21 Apr. 2012. Web.
News have become indispensable in people’s life that it cannot be escaped anymore. Especially in these days while issues in the world have become intense. We all find ourselves switching over regular channel to the news channels. Without realizing 24- hour news channels affect us or not, we become addicted to these channels. Social analysts examine and investigate how 24 hour news channels affect people.