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Mass Media and You What is news New infFormation designed to reach mass population Medium of communication such as newspapers, tv, radio, social media, etc. What is mass media Newspapers/magazines  TV Radio Music Gaming Movies Public relations Social Media What is social media Allows for interactions- social networking What is advertising Promotion of product to encourage the population 8/25 Terms:  Gatekeepers- who decides which stories/news is significant (front page vs inside the paper)  Selective exposure- people typically seek messages that correspond to their beliefs and interests  Media literacy- understanding where messages come from/understanding if these messages are accurate Who owns media: power of press (media is owned by people who do other things; ex. amazon owner)  8/30 1946: ENIAC- Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (aka the first computer) 
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