Media Convergence Worksheet
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|Questions |Answers |
|What is meant by the term media |Media convergence- a term that media critics and analysts use when describing all of the |
|convergence with regard to technology, |changes currently occurring in media content and within media companies. The term has two |
|and how has it affected everyday life? |meanings one referring to technology and one to business and has a great impact on how |
| |media companies a charting a course for the future. The media convergence with regards to |
| |technology involves the technological merging of content across different media channels |
| |for examples, the magazines articles, radio programs, songs, TV shows, and movies that are|
| |now available on the Internet through laptops, I-pads, and smartphones. Today convergences|
| |most often discussed in terms of the technologic used in computers, televisions, and |
| |telephony. “The focus is the microprocessor in the computer; the broadband delivery |
| |capability of television, and the global network, two way interconnections of telephony. A|
| |digital technology covers a range of disciplines generally associated with the computer |
| |and telecommunication industries digital microelectronics software and digital |
| |transmission”. Technology Convergences The Human Perspective M.K.... [continues]
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