Essay on Mass Media

595 Words Jan 23rd, 2013 3 Pages
Evelyn Widjaja
Ms. Webster
Expository Composition Period 2
7 April 2011 Mass Media The concept of media has expanded throughout society, whether to being on the newspaper, television, radio and the internet (Robyn 1). The main purpose of mass media in our society is to provide information, entertainment and advertisement (http://saching.com/Article/The-Positive-and-Negative-Effects-of-Media/873). I will discuss the influence that mass media has for the public and some evidence that will help support the statement “People are more influenced by mass media that they think” (Alexander & Janice 1). Technology has attracted people to engage in mass media, it has brought out easy ways of communication and provided us to make
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We also enjoy entertainment, knowledge and connecting with others in a vivid way (Wang 1).
The internet contains a web of computers working together and connects to each other a web, which allows the person to research all kinds of material on their computer and learn more of the topic or issue (Robyn 2). Our main problem for using the internet is that it can be very addicting; games for instance is the what influence the children to spend more of the hours sitting down mostly in the front of the screen (Robyn 2). This can affect the kids on their less development for social skills (http://saching.com/Article/The-Positive-and-Negative-Effects-of-Media/873). People are more influenced by mass media than they think. Media gets people attention in a way that it can help them grow along with technology (http://saching.com/Article/The-Positive-and-Negative-Effects-of-Media/873). Overall, I conclude that Mass Media does have an effect of society (Robyn 3). For the simple fact that is become part of our daily routine (Cindy 3). Every morning the family guy reads the newspaper to get inform without any type of criticism. Citizens of society spend hours and hours watching television to get entertain, the same case with the Internet (Wang 3). So as becoming part of our daily life, we can say that has an unconscious effect in our habits, if they see something on television, the Internet or the newspapers there is a high probability that they will consume it

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