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Unformatted text preview: ability to receive information instantaneously. -Through the advent of the Internet, new message mediums such as YouTube and Twitter are being used to disseminate information.-Becoming an increasing part of our everyday lives-Email, online news, instant messaging, blogs, and even online dating-New media has allowed for people like Susan Boyle who would never have been given the spotlight if it were not for websites like Twitter or YouTube-Studies: -“Social Media and Postelection Crisis in Kenya”-This article analyzes the role of the media, specifically internet enabled communication tools, during the 2008 postelection crisis in Kenya.-“ Globalization, nationality and commodification: the politics of the social construction of the internet”-This article analyzes the relationship between the internet and society, its influence as a global medium....
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- Fall '08
- Mass Media, Marshall McLuhan, Susan Boyle, instantaneous electronic media, Theory -Media infuse