Week 9 Diary - how they have affected you as an individual....

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Nikki Resor UA: Rachel Petri Wednesday 6:00 Week 9: Creating Your Own Diary Assignment Week 9: Media Convergence in Society (4 points) Goal: To analyze the concept of media convergence and reflect on how it plays an important role within our lives. Brainstorm a list of ways in which media convergence has been demonstrated within our society. (For example…Many people have stopped watching TV show on an actual television because they are able to access them online.) Think about how this convergence has affected our culture. How has it affected our social lives? How has it affected the way we do business? What are some of the positives and negatives that you find compelling? Identify two effects of media convergence that you feel are most significant and discuss them in depth. Analyze why you think they are significant and explain
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Unformatted text preview: how they have affected you as an individual. I chose to create an assignment that deals with the concept of media convergence because after discussing it in class I noticed ways in which it affected my own life as well as our culture as a whole. I feel as though it is changing the way we socialize, the way we do business, and the way we are educated. So many different forms of media are being digitalized and it has begun to affect our society positively and negatively. It is important for people to understand the effects media convergence has on us because they can be easily overlooked. If we do not acknowledge the ways in which society is changing because of digitalization, we may overlook some of the potential threats that are being posed or even new ways we can benefit from media convergence....
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course FRE 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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