Topic one:Defining and Researching the mass media

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What is mass media?
Traditionally the mass media were defined as those, agencies of communitation that transmit information, news and entertainment to mass audiences
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What are the three main types of media?
Print Media, Audio-visual media and cyber/new media
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What is print based media?
Newspapers, magazines, comics, books, and print based adverts. Most of these are commercially owned to make a profit from advertising.
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What is audio visual media?
Media that you can hear or see for example, radio, music,terrestrial and satellite, TV, cinema and films.
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What is new media?
Media that is focussed on the increasing use of computers, the internet, games consoles such as Xbox. This type of media is continuing to evolve with the use of smart phones etc to access every aspect of the media.
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What are the three main types of media?

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Print Media, Audio-visual media and cyber/new media

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What is print based media?

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What is audio visual media?

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What is new media?

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