Essay about Media Convergence Worksheet

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Media Convergence Worksheet
Write brief 250- to 300-word answers to each of the following:

Questions | Answers | What is meant by the term media convergence with regard to technology, and how has it affected everyday life? | The term media convergence means coming together of two or more things. Such as two different types of equipment and tools for making and distributing news. Another term for this could be when “there is a flow of content across different multiple media platforms.” This could mean that people now have a say in creating and distributing out the things that want to know or hear. This media convergence has affected daily life in a significant way, it has brought many companies an
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Media convergence has helped business because they can combine with other companies such as American Idol to a cell phone company. The cell phone company can charge a fee for texting your vote. American Idol will use the cell carriers name on the show and this helps give the carrier extra money. This has affected everyday life because when you do this sometimes it can affect your cell phone bill. By affecting your bill you could be responsible for paying higher amounts to your phone company. | What are some of the issues that result from dependency on modern media? Describe at least three issues. | Issues with the dependency on modern media are significant. People depend on something’s way too much. Such as there are people who are addicted playing on facebook. As like any addiction this media source could affect someone’s life in a negative way by them losing time with their families or their jobs. If someone was to lose their job they then wouldn’t be able to pay the rent or mortgage and would end up losing their houses. There are many other media sources such as youtube or television. People can get so addicted to youtube that they will then figure out ways to come up with funny things to put on there. They will take every moment and some even risk all they have to be funny and get as many likes as they can. Television on the other hand shows you all

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