“One picture is worth a thousand words” (Goodreads.com, 2017). This quotation indicates that ‘there are different meanings for one picture’. After seeing any picture, you might ask yourself, what is this picture telling me? “One picture is worth a thousand words”. That’s true, but only if we look and think about the underlying meaning. When… Continue reading Media Analysis – ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ Campaign
What is privacy? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Privacy is the right of people to protect certain aspects of their personal lives from the media. Such rights do not exist in Britain in any formal way and they are weak in the United States. In other words, privacy is our right of being… Continue reading Glossary: What is privacy?
What is mobility? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. mobility is A characteristic that refers to the relative portability or transportability of people, cultural products, investment capital, organizations, etc. When we are talking about mobility we are talking about globalization because globalization refers to the increased mobility of people, capital, information, and so on.… Continue reading Glossary: What is mobility?
What is representation? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Representation is the production or construction of ideas or images in a communicative form; the depiction through a language of an idea, event, person, or institution. In other words, representation is how someone produces the meaning through a language, also representation in media how they… Continue reading Glossary: What is representation?
What is advertising? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Advertising is media content designed to promote broad awareness of a product, service, program, or organization. Typically, media space or time is purchased for advertising, and it thus serves as an important revenue source for media companies. However, advertising can also appear in unconventional, non-media… Continue reading Glossary: What is advertising?
What is convergence? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Convergence is bringing together once separate communication technologies, such as telephone, broadcasting, computers, and sound and video recording, into one technological platform (e.g., the internet). The key to this technological convergence is the digitization of media content such that is can be translated into a… Continue reading Glossary: What is convergence?
What is globalization? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Globalization is the processes by which social, political, and economic relations extend further than ever before, with greater frequency, immediacy, and facility. In other words, globalization is an ongoing process of integration and world influence of culture, economics, and political. And the process when businesses… Continue reading Glossary: What is globalization?
What is open source? According to ‘Mass Communication In Canada’ book. Open source software is the production and development of software that allows users and others to see source code and thereby make adjustments to it to suit their needs. In other words, open source is a source code available to the general public for… Continue reading Glossary: What is Open Source?