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McMaster University
Communication Studies
Ataharul Chowdhury

CMMST 2DD3 9/13/2013 7:31:00 AM th First assignment due Friday September 20 Age of Television th Became a reality until the mid 20 century , initially BandW by mid 60’s, brought the world to the living room and rapidly became the household medium of choice  Now over one trillion tv sets in the world receiving broadcasts,, annual world tv revenue estimates in 2010 un excess of $400 biller per year  Political and social power shifted from the big screen to the small screen ( broadcasting events of Korean/ Iraq war)  By the 21 century diverse programming- with strong regional differences Media Convergance and expansion ( 1965 onwards)  Largely due to computer –enables/digital application, media landscape undergo uprpecendented changes  Technologies tend to converge, small screen TV gets smaller (blackberry) while tv becomes home theatre with larger flatter screen. Media facilitated information acces and knowledge sharing using multiple channels. Personalized and on demand media  By the 21 century diverse programming- with strong regional differences Extrent of reach o Vast arrat TV and radio become accessible via internet o In Cinema, Hollywood/Bollywood (india) Hollywood( Nigeria) defines cultural diversity and fusion worldwide Age of the internet st  1980s into 21  from the world wide web 1.0 to web 3.0 (5000 days old) close and open content- new levels of interactivity  unprecedented demand of media literacy .Citizen journalisms, networked societies vs new networks. User/usage data and information privacy concerns
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