The Challenges Of Mass Media

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Advancements and technology have forever changed the face of mass media. Society has shied away from utilizing a market dominated by a few large firms prevalent since the early 1950’s. Mass Media has done a complete transformation, and with each change there has been a better outcome each time.A few great examples are the development of newspapers superseding town criers because newspapers offered an opportunity to record information. Magazines then superseded newspapers due to a broader scope of news, radio superseded magazines because it allowed information to be spread among a lot of people instantaneously, televisions superseded radio because it allowed viewers image as well as audio. The internet and more recent mass communication possibilities …show more content…
One of many recent questions posed by the media has been if there is a rise in police brutality among minorities. &It feels like every week a name is added to the list:another man, often black and unarmed, has died at the hands of police.& (CNN) , is there really a rise in attack or has the media just created an outlet where news can be shared globally? Is there more police on civilian brutality or are we just able to now connect the dots and add them to the &list& as opposed to our local news feed? Police Brutality is not something that just began to recently it has been going on for years, what changed is now there are images attached to these accusations. No longer can you debate the validity of the victim because often time there is proof whether that be a security camera or an innocent bystander ready to record and upload at any …show more content…
Journalist will have to reinvent the way they deliver services, the skills as well as the level of professionalism they may have. It is no longer a position that will require a degree but rather based on innovative creativity and a willingness to provide more than the everyday home publisher. Every day internet users are not satisfied with local news from journalist, people want extra information and extra link directing them to even more relevant

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