New Media Interactivity
After studying the assigned reading 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook: Chapter 54: Traditional and New Media and then reading “The Impact of New Media on Inter cultural Communication in Global Context” complete the following assignment by synthesizing the readings. Considering the statement “technologies are simply tools” write a short essay that incorporates answers to the following prompts:
A) Explain how that statement relates to the key words describing new media: “manipulate, converge, and instant.”
B) How does the concept of intercultural impact of new media increase the complexity of the statement? You should especially consider the new experiences, for human beings that the convergences of new media and globalization bring about.
Support your responses with research from the Learning Resources. Use APA in-text citations where necessary, and cite any outside sources that you use. Create an APA Bibliography at the end of your document.
Week 4 – After reading The Impact of New Media on Intercultural Communication in Global Context, think about the innovations in digital media that have changed the way we think, act, and live.
A) After reading under the categories in New Media and Globalization and The Impact of New Media on Intercultural Communication, apply critical thinking techniques to help Shan (2010) answer this question, “Is intercultural communication possible?” under the context of new media in global society.
B) Also, has digital media influenced music? What are your music habits and how do you listen to music and buy it? How have your habits changed in the way you access and buy music?
C) After watching “Michael Lockrey: Citizen Journalism and the Democratisation of News Coverage” provide an example of how citizen journalism has been effective. Explain how it was effective and explain how citizen journalism can also be problematic.