The television and the internet are just two examples

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others, replacing the need for a telephone. The television and the internet are just two examples of media convergence, that has changed the way we shop, communicate, listen to music, watch the news and educate ourselves, it can all be done using the computer and connecting to the internet. People actually live on the internet and are becoming less social, because there is no need to leave their home for anything. What is meant by the term media convergence with regard to business, and how has it affected everyday life? Media convergence means that the lines are getting blurred between the traditional forms of media and they are almost becoming one. A decade ago, there were clear differences between print media, TV, the internet in general and social media in particular. Now look at things: Newspapers and TV have web sites. Those web sites deliver news in almost real time complete with moving video and feeds formatted for smart phones. Movies are now available streaming on the internet (Netflix). TV shows are now available streaming on the internet (Hula.com). Viewers can participate in TV shows in real time via social media (The Voice on NBC is a good example). Things are all converging into one big media delivery vehicle. What are some of the issues that result from dependency on modern media? Describe at least three issues. Media bias on issues and candidates. If the local media is heavily stacked in favor of say the liberal agenda then most of the things
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