Tuesday, 17 April 2012

New Media

By: Tebele Karabo

When discussing new media refer on how media let to the emerge of Internet into the society. Unlike compared to other publications like newspaper, radio and television, Internet (online) didn’t go through instability of emergence into the modern world.
New media is a term meant to encompass the emergence of digital, computerised, or networked information and communication technologies in the modern world.
Most technological devices are described as "new media" are digital, often having characteristics of being manipulated, networkable, dense, compressible, interactive and impartial. Some examples may be the Internet like Face book, twitter etc. manipulating a particular story or a photo concerning a news event.
New media is all about publishing, distribution of online stories and it increased communication between people and over the world with Internet. In a short space of time, new media create tension on public sphere.
For an example on twitter well-known people can cause conflict by tweeting negative text about each other”.
It came up with ideas of installing servers to store information, CD”s to copy information and most importantly, face book, twitter, blog ,servers etc. to communicate with people all over the world about news event that happens in our daily lives.

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