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Switching from Social Media to Printed Media

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In today society, different media types are used more frequently than everyday chore. The average American spends five hours a day watching television overall eight hours a day per household. Drivers spend about six hours per day listening to radio averaging seven hundred and fifty hours a year listening to music or news/talk radio. Like radio people listen to music on their portable devices while exercising, walking, or studying. Individuals that love to read spend their spare time to reading magazines, newspaper, or books. Like magazines, new media covers all of media which attracts people from different age groups. New media is constantly being use on a daily basis especially social media. Social media gives people access to communicate with others around the world. With twenty four hours in a day and eight hours being the average sleep time people spend most of their day consuming media. People have experience hours and days without television, music, and film, but not all media. If everyone in the world went a day avoiding all types of media, how would it affect their attitudes, beliefs, and values? In this project, I avoided all types of media including video games and mobile devices. Although this experience was very challenging, I learned that avoiding the media keeps me focus on responsibilities and physically associating myself with friends.
Going a day without media was very long and disconnected from the world. Since I chose to avoid the media on Thanksgiving,
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