Final Assignment

Final Assignment - Final Assignment HUM/186 Version 1 1...

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Final Assignment HUM/186 Version 1 1 University of Phoenix Material Appendix B Answer each question below. Answers should be approximately 100 words per question. 1. What are the primary roles of media delivering news to the public? The primary role of delivering media to the public is really to sell a story and keep the audience interested, listening and watching. They want to keep a continuous flow of people tuning in to their stations and channels while at the same time receive high ratings. It is just as important to personify the situations and events so they will feel like the situations are for people just like them. 2. What is the significance of immediate news media delivery on culture? The significance of immediate news media delivery would be that the faster the people receive the information the better. The audience tends to feel like the carriers of the news are in psyche with them and they make the news accessible through Internet, radio and television. Also, people can go on blog sites to discuss current events. Since mass media defines our culture, having the news delivered immediately is a great help. 3. What are the social responsibilities of news media? The social responsibilties of news media would be to inform, gain audiences and to deliver as much news with as much information, detail and honesty (no one said it would 100% correct). The purpose gathering and delivering the news and information is just as important as gaining an audience, receiving high ratings and making a profit. Just like everything else they want to tell the audience what they want to hear to keep them listening (they always want too seem as if they are on “your” side). The news is supposed to deliver neutral news that is value based, fact filled and unbiased … at least that is what we expect. 4.
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