Mass Media and Popular Culture

1367 WordsDec 25, 20096 Pages
How has mass media a created a relationship among popular culture, mass media and different forms of dissemination? Mass media is any form of communication used to reach a large group of people. There are different types of media; examples of media are magazines, movies, television, books, recording devices, radio and the internet. As time goes on, new and improved technology is developed in the mass media industry for communicating and entertainment purposes. As mass media continues to grow and expand, they developed new and more modern ways of technology. This allowed for more advance ways to communicate and entertain the captive audience. Examples of the new technology that were developed are the internet, digital equipment, video…show more content…
An example of a normative culture belief is the Health Care Reform bill. A Normative believes that everyone should have health care benefits because it is the right thing to do. If the bill passes residents who do not currently have insurance and residents who have non-group insurance will be able to receive affordable coverage through the health insurance exchange. Media and advertising play a role by making the audience aware of sides, the positive and the negatives of health care reform. The Internet has taken our culture to another level; we are one of the most advanced nations because the Internet has helped us get there. Now a day, we can use cyberspace to home school our children and even earn a college degree online. It also enables us to communicate with each other from all over the world using web sites such as Myspace, Facebook, and Skype. This type of communication as allowed relatives to be in touch from a distance as well as allow soldiers overseas to communicate with their families. Even though the Internet has many pros there are definitely cons. To some extent it has actually disabled interpersonal communication in the sense that we no longer need to speak to one another face to face. It takes away the intimacy from a conversation such as seeing the other person laugh or smile, or even frown. On the other hand, there are web sites like Skype that allow you to see the other person while you both are having a conversation. The fact that you can see
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