Media Consumption Essay

1323 Words Apr 24th, 2013 6 Pages
Matthew Falcione
Mr. Holman
English 101
September 6, 2012
Modern Personal Media Consumption Modern times of society have differed much from even a decade ago. From the very way we absorb content and communicate to the new aggressive forms of marketing, so much has changed. Ten years ago communication was limited to a simple cell phone call, postal mail, email and only as much as an Instant Message through a very slow 56k internet connection. Today there are endless ways to digest communication and informational content. It has been so much a drastic change in our everyday lives that losing these certain capabilities, even momentarily can easily put a damper on someone’s work and personal life. Each and every day we utilize the
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Another form of media I consume daily is CNN, NBC news, and ABC news. These are all obviously news outlets, but much different than even the news content that Twitter or Facebook offer. These news outlets offer more in depth, detailed information than what is usually found on social media sites and has a larger array of news subjects that can include economics and even entertainment news. These forms of media are purely informational and can offer lengthy articles; overall it is easy to spend an hour a day through all these news media outlets. A very unique form of media that I utilize quite frequently each week is Pandora radio. Pandora radio as well was not around about a decade ago and has millions of daily users. Pandora radio offers a music content service free of charge which allows you to stream music from their website based off of your music preferences. Music is easily one of the biggest forms of consumable media in existence. Each day we all listen to music, whether by choice or due to our surrounding environment, this easily makes Pandora radio a top notch content media site. In any given day I spend close to 3 hours streaming music from Pandora, while writing papers such as this one or doing household chores.
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