Media Impact On Mass Media

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MASS MEDIA Kyla Wycoff HUM/186 October 30, 2017 Professor Wells Mass Media Technology is an integral part of our society. The advancement of technology affects things in our everyday activities. Technology has replaced traditional forms of obtaining and receiving information. Media is one aspect of our everyday activities that have been affected by technology. Our telephones, tablets, iphones, and other technology assists humans in obtaining this information immediately. This paper will address how technology has affected mass media. Initially, it must be determined, what is media? The Business Dictionary defines media as, “Communication channels through which news, entertainment, education, data, or promotional messages are disseminated. Media includes every broadcasting and narrowcasting medium such as newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, billboards, direct mail, telephone, fax, and internet.” With the definition of media, the dictionary defines, media as follows: “any of the means of communication, as television, or newspapers, that reach very large numbers of people. (www.dictionary.com)”. The media has a major influence on how people view society. This is true for past events and current events. Our society relies on the media to provide the information that we believe is necessary. More often than not, we do not question if the information is reliable and credible, as a society, the majority of us accept what has been offered. As stated
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