The only true mass media of Southern Europe are electronic media, therefore their influence is particularly impressive. ( 89-97) Political Parallelism Because of historical reasons, the media sphere in the Southern countries is highly polarized and consecutively the political parallelism is relatively high. Journalism can be characterized as commentary and newspapers tend to serve specific political interests and ideologies. The role of newspapers is important as it the main instrument that mobilizes and controls its readers. Public broadcasting is party – politicized.
Newspapers are delivered by hawkers though many purchase them at crossings and newsstands. Newspaper never falls short of content whereas magazine content is always based upon the liking of readers. A magazine is much like a book while a newspaper is much larger in size. As far as appearance magazine look more attractive than newspaper. Newspapers are more versatile in content than magazines.
This is done to protect children or sensitive people, or to promote or restrict political or religous groups. Throughout history, censorship has been used since ancient times, of course, in different shapes and forms as modern day censorships. Example s of old censorship could be for example an emperor or dictaror banning certain type of knowledge or ideas from another place in a book form for example. Now a days, censorship is a very impirtant part of society, especially with the introduction of the internet. Usually, we relate the word censorship with pornography or nudity.
The Urdu media, particularly the newspapers, are widely read by the masses - mostly in rural areas. The English media is urban and elite-centric, is more liberal and professional compared to the Urdu media. English print, television and radio channels have far smaller audiences than their Urdu counterparts, but have greater leverage among opinion makers, politicians, the business community and the upper strata of society.
Censorship is all about deciding on what people can see with in the media that revolves around the world. Censorship puts a wall around harmful, sensitive or inconvenient speech or communication. All around the world censorship has taken place to limit certain material to the public that leaders didn’t want them seeing or listening to. According to Mob Notes, it states, “Two-thirds of the world 's internet users live under regimes of government censorship” (Mob Notes). Restrictions to media around the world could bring positive and negative outcomes to society.
Most of the time they are hacking some personal news which are against the law. Motives and View: The reason behinds this scandal is not only draw the public attention, sometimes it is a issue of threat or gaining something for personal motive. And their view about this scandal is “democracy”. For them, Democracy is that where all the people have right to know about all the things what is actually happening and what is going to happen in future. Apart from this, they also believe that the media has all the right to expose someone without taking any permission of that person which is ethically wrong.
1.To determine the impact of media imperialism on the cultural landscapes of the world. 2.To see how the western countries have become a victim themselves. 3.To determine the extent Americanization of cultures through the media. Introduction. At all levels of the human entrance, language is very vital, and human behaviours are dependent on that.
While it is one thing to curb comments of malicious intent, it is another to restrict and repress the views and voices of the people when they are not in favour of the government. It is a well-known fact that the media in Singapore is regulated by the government and that Singaporeans are known to practice “self-censorship” especially when it comes to political discourse. Former US President Abraham Lincoln once said that, “Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Yet if the people of the country are afraid to speak up and are forbidden to bring up any flaws of the government, how can one truly call them a democracy? In 2006, blogger mrbrown wrote an article in the Today newspaper titled, ‘Singaporeans are fed, up with progress’ which addressed the increasing costs of living in Singapore. His column was subsequently suspended from the Today newspaper when the government claimed that he was a “partisan player” and trying to “distort the truth”.
Similar to the development theorists, the followers of this theory give stress on the constructive uses of the media. The Democratization seems this group is the need for community is to participate in media. The people must express their views for themselves only and this may not through journalists or any media. The commercial, political or bureaucratic control of the media is opposed. This may exists to serve the audiences, not the interests of government.
Over a longer period of time, the TV set has become a permanent fixture in all upper and middle class households, and it is not uncommon even in the poorer society of urban areas and rural households. Reactions to TV advertisements seem to be stronger than the reaction to print advertisements. The advertisers find it more effective to use television rather than print media to reach consumers, partly due to low literacy rate. TV advertising not only change emotions but give substantial message exerting a far reaching influence on the daily lives