Big technology companies are radically changing countless aspects of our lives.
For decades, print media such as newspapers have been used to inform the public of political issues to celebrity scandals to the latest sports news. Newspapers have, for years, been one of the most heavily used forms of informative media around the world, however they have seen their slow decline in the last ten years due to the rise of social media and the internet, however thats a topic for another time. Due to this, newspapers tend to be very out spoken during political events as the companies that own them understand that their papers can potentially influence a large audience. Do companies make newspapers that agree with their audience or purposely spark debate? In this essay I will be making an argument for both sides and will be using The Sun and the Guardian newspaper as the foundation of my argument. Continue reading “‘Are newspapers really choosing ideologies or are they just trying to sell papers to audiences with their own?’ An essay by Ronnie Ciavattone.”
It is now the longest-running scripted US TV show. But celebrations are tainted by a race row over its Indian storekeeper…
Cosmopolitan, which is known for its frank discussion of female sexuality, is removed from checkouts.
Play the role of a journalist covering a breaking news story in the BBC iReporter game.
Source: iReporter – BBC News
Have another look at Livingstone & Lunt’s ideas on Media Regulation – Which can be found in the theorist poster on the wall or on StudentShare.
Do you agree or disagree with the ASA?