It has been around half a decade since the emergence of new media to our world. Social media evolves every year with people being immerse in their online world increasingly. The usual cry for traditional media and its death has been among the recent concerns. With this, even the way of reporting has gone through major changes over the years, with more and more turning to the digital side to please the audience and provide convenience to their readers. According to Mittal and Mittal (2013), traditional media is categories into Folk, TV, Radio and Newspaper while new media mainly consist of the Internet itself.
Because of the power of technology, people find it more convenient to check news online since it is immediately updated. Just a few minutes after a certain event, its details are already published. They can learn about the news whenever they want, wherever they are, through their gadgets; since almost everyone has his/her own laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Through minimal number of clicks and scrolls over their newsfeeds, they can easily know what is going on in the world. Thus, most people use the social media as their main source of news.
More and more news media try to develop their own mobile application to occupy the market share on the apps store. Mobile device(Including tablet) can be convenient for the people to read news in everywhere especially they are not at home or any organization with network infrastructure(e.g. Wifi connection). More importantly, the news media over the internet usually rely on the advertisement to balance the income and expense, or even gain money. Therefore, news media on mobile should be a considerable market.
They believe that traditional media, such as press and print are far from dead, “As the use of multiple media channels has become the dominant strategy for news consumers, credibility and public profile, established via the offline media, can provide tremendous leverage for an online presence. And a strong online audience can translate into better sales at the newsstand as brand preferences are carried offline.” They showed me that the two mediums can work together to integrate and benefit one another. Studies would suggest that consumers are not so effected by the economics of free media online as opposed to purchasing printed news. Old news habits are hard to break as they show that lack of newspaper purchases is down to a “generational gap rather than a switch in behaviour”. Statistics would suggest that the younger generation have a perfectly even consumption of online and offline media stating “23 percent reading papers and 22 percent going online for news”.
Due to dramatic change in media people are more concern about the future of print media. From about 600 years printing is basic medium of mass communication for the storage and getting knowledge and information. Electronic media is exists from about second half of last century. Electronic media is over taking print media very quickly. Problem with the print media is that very less people are reading now.
Ever since its concept was first conceived, the media has always had a tremendous influence in our life, with or without our awareness. The media is ever-growing and has always been evolving alongside with humanity as it is the result of society’s intellect. Since the late 20th century, with the creation of the Internet and ICT, the facade of the media has been changed fundamentally and has also created a completely new lifestyle that has never existed before. The new form of today’s Internet-based media is called digital media and is making a considerable impact to millennials all over the world. In Asia today, digital media is an inseparable part of young people’s daily life.
newspapers) is known to have more informative and detailed content than its social media rivals; it is also known for its formality and structure. Years of journalism have contributed to not only the success but also the reliability of these platforms; people from all over the globe depend on these media sources for accurate, up-to-date information. For instance, newspapers and radio stations are two incredibly significant sources of gaining meaningful information regarding all there is to know (e.g. current events). Experienced journalists leave no stone unturned when it comes to supplying their readers with accurate and full-of-depth information.
We live in a digital age. The Internet has revolutionized the way we live. In almost everything we do, we use the Internet. Ordering a pizza, buying a t-shirt, watching a TV series, and sending an instant message to a friend. Before if you wanted to keep up with the news, you had to walk down to the newsstand in the morning and buy a physical newspaper.
On the other hand, 19% of employed Internet users said that the Internet had increased the amount of time they spent working in home” The importance of electronic media, as it is known in different circles, has changed with the progression of time. The term media has accomplished a more extensive significance these days when contrasted with that given it 10 years back. 1.3.1 Types of