Essay On Digital Media

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Digital Media is any media that is enclosed in a machine and is a readable format. Anybody can create digital media, it can be viewed, shared changed and preserved by anyone on computers. Examples of digital media include; mobile phones, compact discs, digital video, digital television, e-book, internet, minidisc, video games, the World Wide Web, e-Commerce and many interactive media.
(http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_media)
Digital media is often contrasted with print media. Printed media would include printed books, newspapers and magazines, and other traditional or analogue media, such as pictures, film or audio tape.
The popularity of digital media, together with the internet and personal computing, has caused a major change for publishing, journalism, entertainment, education, commerce and politics. The universality of digital media and its effects
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Video editing is such a massive part of our lives today. In terms of social media, which I’m sure most people use, videos are streamed on pretty much any site. YouTube itself has about 1 billion users each month. Every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube. The number of hours people are watching on YouTube each month is up 50% year over year. 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. (http://www.youtube.com/yt/press/statistics.html)
All of this shows us how much our species relies on video editing just for this one site alone. Never mind the billions of other websites out there on the internet that use video editing.
Something even bigger than sites such as YouTube would be television. Television has been around for decades now, it is watched by billions of people around the world every day. Any advertisement, TV show or movie that you see every day used video editing tools to make it the way it is. It shows just how important video editing is to our world in everyday
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