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Effects of Mass Media Worksheet
Write brief 250-to 300-word answers to each of the following:
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What were the major developments in the evolution of mass media during the 20th century? | The evolution of mass media during the 20th century has had major developments such as the telephone, television, radio, newspaper, and Morse code. Morse code was the fastest way for people to communicate by telegram before the telephone. Once the telephone came about it made communication between people much more convenient vs. waiting on a telegram. This then led to the invention of cell phone ...view middle of the document...
Television went from black and white to colored and affordable for everyone to have in their homes, which became a large source for people to see and listen to the news. Next was the making of the computer that allowed individuals to communicate across the world, share pictures with friend and family through social sites, and search the web for any and almost anything one may want to look up. But, before it reached business and homes it was mainly use by the government. As time goes on, changes, and people grow and change so does the creation and invention of technology and the way the world communicates to one another. |
How did each development influence American culture? | These developments influence American culture because now that people were able to watch and listen to the news on television it started to make listen to the radio obsolete. Computers made going to the library reading books and searching for information much more convenient because people did not need to leave the comfort of their homes. These developments gave Americans a sense of power in the workforce. It open doors for people to choose how they received there news and information on a daily bases. Social site allowed people to communicate with the family and friends if they were living far away from one another. Communication and interaction with people and business has and will continue to grow, making the leaving the house much harder for the mobile people but more convenient for those who are unable to move around. . |