Media system is existed free and no constraints in the world. The number of social networking sites is increasing day by day. It does not have an accuracy of balance between the right of individuals to freedom of speech and to protect their reputation. There are many nations are playing the role of the watchdog by laws and frame the regulations to control and manipulate the function of the media. A risk that must be alert to those who works in media industries to take special care during the process of publishing or broadcasting.
The media in Pakistan has emerged as a powerful institution. It has worked commendably in certain areas. The silent consent and mandate of the public to the media grants the latter absolute power to inquire and question the government action on the people’s behalf. However, electronic media has faced sever criticism for the misuse of power. In Pakistan the media production and publishing content is information and experiences that may provide value for an end-user/audience in specific contexts.
As a result of many cultures that Singapore has obtained the country was divided into several ethnic areas such as Kampong Glam, Little India, and Chinatown. People in Singapore have a diverse religion depending on their own backgrounds and beliefs. The religions in Singapore are Buddhist, Christians, Catholics, Muslim, Hindus and some are Atheist/free-thinkers. The country does not have an official religion but they maintain the values of Confucianism. Singapore was known as one of the global food capital because of the delicious food that the country has to offer especially in terms of sea foods.
It does more than report information and entertainment as it also presents us with views of human beings, events, issues, and cultural life. Therefore, most of the national media are trying to emphasized people by using an attractive advertisement. This is the reason that people are conducted by the mass media for modern culture. People tend to believe in media which lead to culture change. On the other hand, culture can be defined as the beliefs or values by making sense of our experiences, also concerns how we communicate these values and ideas through mass media.
Under this type of regulation, state intervention is minimal and doesn’t require legislation since the private sector (business) develops its own rules of performance which are being enforced and monitored. High level of commitment and comprehensive nature of rules in businesses are the strengths of this type regulation. However, it is stated that, “self-regulation will always be open to challenge by outside interests who feel that the standards and rules are not primarily geared towards reducing the impacts of undesirable
Most of the local community in Singapore establish their own local neighborhood authority. These authorities are working as the main local association in the neighborhood area. According to our respondents, they are operating and engaging about the diversity of the local area as well “I am in the neighborhood group and we work closely with Local authority to improve our community” (RS21, F, U.K.). Their notable work is including the vocational training aim for the incoming migrant to help them get better access to economic opportunity. “I took the course offer by the local government, it helped me get a better job” (RS14, M, Malaysia).
The media plays a key role in upholding and influencing social relations. When sociology is applied to the media it becomes concerned with both consumption and production and the effects it has on society. During the twentieth century there was a decline in manufacturing in the United States. Ritzer proposed a theory that involved the Industrial age, Post-Industrial age and the Information age.
Today’s Ta’ang youngsters were not only being treated as second class citizens but also in great danger of losing traditional cultures due to diffusion of “Myanmar” media in various different platforms. Only “Myanmar” culture, festival, vary art form, historical events are officially allowed to practice at government school, broadcast through channels and publish through print media. This results generation of Ta’ang hazy sense of historical events, negative manner to adapt own culture, and at worst, youngsters do not speak their mother language anymore. As McCombs(2002) cited “What people know about the world is largely based on media reports and media can thus set the agenda for the public.” This agenda-setting effect of media can influence not only what objects people should think about. (Price Tewksbury, & Powers, 1993,
“This will help to empower oneself in relation to dominant forms of media and culture”. (Mille, 2006) I will closely analyze two local films The Maid (2005) and Ilo Ilo (2013) in order to study how Singapore characterize and offers other options to the depiction and development of a national identity for Singapore. The diverse employment of the country in these two films features how local sceneries are imperative means to gestating and understanding the development of edifying a national identity for Singapore. After observing these two films, I realized that they have a likeness of using both private and public areas like food court, void-decks, road junctions, playgrounds and very old HDBs. The Heartland and many familiar local sceneries in Singapore films are not only regarded as expedient backdrops to the routines of daily life of Singaporeans, but they can also be used as fundamental instruments that moulds individual uniqueness and expresses the complex struggle of building a national
For cultural studies, media culture provides the materials for constructing views of the world, behavior, and even identities. Those who uncritically follow the dictates of media culture tend to "mainstream" themselves, conforming to the dominant fashion, values, and behavior. Yet cultural studies is also interested in how subcultural groups and individuals resist dominant forms of culture and identity, creating their own style and identities. Those who obey ruling dress and fashion codes, behavior, and political ideologies thus produce their identities within mainstream group, as members of specific social groupings (such as white, middle-class conservative Americans). Persons who identify with subcultures, like punk culture, or black nationalist subcultures, look and act differently from those in the mainstream, and thus create oppositional identities, defining themselves against standard