Week 2 Assignment 1 - Media Convergence Worksheet HUM/176...

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Media Convergence WorksheetHUM/176 Version 51University of Phoenix MaterialMedia Convergence WorksheetWrite brief 250- to 300-word answers to each of the following: QuestionsAnswersWhat is meant by the term media convergencewith regard to technology, and how has it affected everyday life? Media Convergence is when several business get together and work their networks together to allow media to pass through it. For example, with music, instead of only hearing the music on a tape machine, with the convergence of media you can now hear it via, CD, DVD, MP3, smartphones, IPods, the Internet and many other ways. You can see the way the media has converged just by looking at your phone. You can open the camera to take pictures or a video; you can play music, or games, or even watch the news, or movies. All of these media programs have come together to form one platform. With everything or just about everything available on our smartphones, I do not think we will ever de-evolve from the use of media convergence. In today’s society there are many things that can affect the media convergence on society. Technology has improved every single year, the more people improve the technology in which we view every day, and the more people will continue to use the applications in their day to day life. I think most people would be lost without the technology that we have today. When I was younger, I remember having the

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