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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 MEDIA HISTORY What do you know about the media? ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 The record ( history ) exists only in the media… and the people who make the media, make history.-James Monaco ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 We’ve come a long way… ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Oral Society Created communities A way to pass on collective knowledge, experiences, and beliefs Meaning in language is specific and local ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Print Society Created stability for language Increased nationalism based on printed language Freed communicators from time/space constraints Documented laws, rituals, and holdings ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Mass Communication Begins in Rome Leisure time appears – interested in news, government, gossip Newsletters –scribes (1 st reporters) were paid to summarize news on a regular basis. Acta Diurna- The first newspaper begun by Julius Caesar in 59 BC. • An official daily publication that survived for 2 centuries • Included news of famous persons, executions, fire, weather Regular Postal Service 29BC ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 Mass Communication Begins in Rome Rome’s Talking Statues – the worlds oldest blog, stil in use today! (dated back to the 16 th Century) The Colosseum was real y the main vehicle for communication in Ancient Rome....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2011 for the course COMMS 101 taught by Professor Lisaswenson during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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history-literacyw11 - Slide 1 MEDIA HISTORY What do you...

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