MEDIA OBSCENITY AND SOCIAL DISORDER

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The International Asian Research Journal 02(01): pp.36-42, 2014
ISSN: 2310-337X
©TIARJ Publications, 2014 www.tiarj.com MEDIA OBSCENITY AND SOCIAL DISORDER
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Muhammad Riaz Raza

PhD Fellow, Department of Mass Communication, Gomal University D.I. Khan, Pakistan.

Abstract: Media is the wonderful invention of this age that has commanded the recognition as an agent of socialization. Media has been accused of distorting established cultural values and norms at the same when it has been decreed the sole agent of mass awareness and a useful tool of acquiring knowledge in today’s technology ridden world, One, when talking about media, to quote Shakespeare is left only with the answer: “nothing is either good or bad, thinking make it so.” This qualitative research analysis has its major focus the anti-social behavior of media. The researchers have analyzed the social disorder in the west and have generalized it on their own society on the basis of common grounds.
Keywords: Media, socialization, media obscenity, technology, social disorder, East, West.
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Introduction

The 20th century has been described as the age of mass media revolution. Mass Media came up in a big way and its influence on people was very powerful. This was recognized for the first time scholars and researchers in the area came to realize that mass communication had for reaching and pervasive effects on the audience. The messages were directed, pointed and extremely influential.
Mass media typically means TV, Radio,
Press, cinema etc. The elite generally control these channels. Media may be received by millions of peoples. (Chakarvarty, 2003) Media production and dissemination of information and entertainment programs have great impact on society. It influences the social, economic and political norms and values.
Media has become so powerful that it tied together whole of the world. Modern world has become a global village, not only by fast means of



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