Section B: Contemporary Media Issues - Media in the Online Age
The Critical Perspectives Exam – 2 hrs Section A: Theoretical Evaluation of Production Section B: Contemporary Media Issues Q1(a) 25 marks Media in the Online Age 50 marks Q1(b) 25 marks
Section B: Contemporary Media IssuesMedia in the Online AgeYou are required to answer one question (out of achoice of two) on the contemporary issues and debatessurrounding different forms of media in the online age.You will use case study examples as well as mediatheory to support your answer.
Media in the Online Age Past questions• "For media audiences, the internet has changed everything." Discuss.• Explain the extent to which online media exist alongside older methods of distribution in 2010.• How important to change in the media is the idea of convergence? Refer to at least two media in your answer.• "The impact of the internet on the media is revolutionary." Discuss.• Discuss the extent to which the distribution and consumption of media have been transformed by the internet.