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Effects of Mass Media Worksheet
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|Questions |Answers | |What were the major developments in the |Major developments in the evolution of mass media during the 20th century were the | |evolution of mass media during the 20th |beginnings of newspapers, radios, television broadcasting, cell phones, and internet. The | |century? |use of satellites in outer space to create communication. With the new and advanced | | |technology that has been coming out, people are able to communicate worldwide within a | | |matter of seconds. As the years are going by the use of a cell phone to many is considered| | |a must. This is how people communicate around the world at such a fast pace, and now with | | |social media like facebook people fit it into their daily life schedule. Plus it is less | | |expensive to communicate with people instead of using other methods. The newspaper was | | |used for communication to a large number of groups all at one time. Later when television | | |came along a family was very fortunate to have one since the cost was very expensive. | | |Families would get together at a home to watch special broadcastings. The television back | | |then was only in black and white, with only a few channels. Now the television is in color| | |and for an extra charge you can have many channels available. After television,...
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