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Media Convergence Worksheet
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|Questions |Answers | |What is meant by the term media | The term media convergence describes the way that the different forms of media have all | |convergence with regard to technology, |evolved to the point where they can be accessed from one source. Newspapers, movies, | |and how has it affected everyday life? |radio programs, magazines, and television shows can all be accessible via the internet. | | |Constant technology changes have enabled us to be increasingly mobile while retaining | | |access to all forms of media with iPads and smartphones. These changes in the way we | | |receive media have generally produce a positive result. We can connect with each other on| | |a global level using the internet so people living under oppressive conditions finally | | |have a way to get the word out without censorship. The speed at which information travels| | |keeps us better informed than ever before because we no longer have to wait until | | |tomorrow’s paper arrives. When we use the internet to its greatest advantage, we have a | | |chance to become the most educated citizens the world has ever seen. The internet has | | |allowed people to give feedback on events and commentary in an immediate fashion. The | | |potential for misinformation and malicious rumor are also a component of the...
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