ch 1 notes - Ch1 Change Difference between old and new...

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Ch 1 Change Difference between old and new media New media – digital Binary code – the language that computers understand System of numeric translations using 0s and 1s Every number/letter can be represented in 8 digit sequence Advantages More flexibility – Greater degree of inter-operability Stored in different places in digital format Transport through email Works on a range of devices Can be changed Disadvantages Piracy, copyright laws Viruses, incompatability Changes very quickly Hard drive crash Old media – analogue Records, radio, print media Tied to a particular physical item or device (record) Advantages Tangible Degradation but not total loss Produce more authentic sound Greater ease of sharing
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Disadvantages Not transferrable Can lose it Unable to get it again Temporal – must catch it at the aired time Degrades Theoretical viewpoint of the text Sociological approach Interested how the media and society feed off each other Socialization Media allows you to participate in events
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course COM 354* taught by Professor Lizellcessor during the Spring '12 term at Miami University.

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