Mass Communication Speech

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The ideas and thoughts shared were painful. It’s hard to imagine that Mass Communication is at its final stage, doomed for extinction. I find it ironic to study and extract this topic regarding end of mass communication since I am pursuing my education related to this field. I don’t like the idea that it’s going to be gone any time soon. Mass Communication is here to stay, I cooed to myself after reading the whole narrative. As we go along, I will enumerate my thoughts, views and opinions in the most effective way. I’d like to begin this by understanding the terms. Mass /mas/ : relating to, done by, or affecting large numbers of people or things. Synonyms are general, universal, large-scale – (source: Meriam Webster Dictionary) Communication /kəˌmyo͞onəˈkāSH(ə)n/: There’s a sender, a message and a receiver. (As discussed in the class) Just combine them and incorporate technology then that’s what we call Mass Communication. A media institution categorized in different forms like magazines, films, TV and radio is most the common assumption of people towards Mass communication. I must admit that I had the same thoughts before but I learned that there’s more to that - BIGGER, WIDER and more COMPLICATED – that this discipline has to offer. I have to agree on the notion that by the middle of the 20th century, the mass media could be characterized by their “bigness and fewness”. This is fact-based in the status quo of our media industry, be it radio, print, television and the
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