IntroductionNew media is a term meant to encompass theemergence of digital, computerized, or networkedinformation and communication technologies in thelater part of the 20th century.New media refers to on-demand access to content anytime, anywhere, on any digital device, as well as interactiveuser feedback, creative participation. Another aspect ofnew media is the real-time generation of new, Ex :Is it all aboutFacebook,YouTube,Google,Twitter,Wikipedia etc...or Internet,website, computer multimedia,computer games,CD-ROMsandDVD
• Some examples may be theInternet, websites, computer multimedia, video games, CD-ROMS, and DVDs. New media does not include television programs, feature films, magazines, books, or paper-based publications – unless they contain technologies that enable digital interactivity
History :• Until the 1980s media relied primarily upon print and analog broadcast models, such as those of television and radio. The last twenty-five years have seen the rapid transformation into media which are predicated upon the use of digital technologies, such as the Internet and video games. However, these examples are only a small representation of new media. The use of digital computers has transformed the remaining old media, as suggested by the advent of digital television and online publications. Even traditional media forms such as the printing press have been transformed through the application of technologies such as image manipulation software like Adobe Photoshop and desktop publishing tools.
Definitions New Media versus Cyberculture – Cyberculture is the various social phenomena that are associated with the Internet and network communications (blogs, online multi-player gaming), whereas New Media is concerned more with cultural objects and paradigms (digital to analog television, iPhones). New Media as Computer Technology Used as a Distribution Platform – New Media are the cultural objects which use digital computer technology for distribution and exhibition. e.g. (at least for now) Internet, Web sites, computer multimedia, Blu-ray disks etc. The problem with this is that the definition must be revised every few years. The term "new media" will not be "new" anymore, as most forms of culture will be distributed through computers
Indian tatal population is 1,220,200,000 . In our country 70.08 % mobile usaging in total population ( 864,720,186) in the year 2012 servey says. Specailly womens caseStats About the 225 Million LargeFemale Mobile Subscriber Base in IndiaThe Digital Empowerment Foundation inassociation with the Vodafone Foundationearlier this year had announced theEmpowering Women through Mobile2011-12 report. Here are a few highlightsabout the female mobile subscribers inIndia that would be of relevance to theIndian startup ecosystem:
Around 125 million internet usersin India, in which 40% of the usersare Womens, according to thesurvey by industry bodyAssociated Chambers ofCommerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM) and ComScore. Thesurvey has observed one out ofevery 10 indians is online therebymaking it about 10% online userentering in india.
• The world celebrated international women’s day on 8th March, a day that would ideally represent the political economic social and new media achievements of women. In India too.women have come a long way
Successful indian womens in new media Tessy Thomas is the Project Director for Agni-V missile in Defence Research and Development Organi . She is the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India. Flying Officer Anjali Gupta was an officer in Indian Air Force. She was the first female officer in India to be court martialled. She was working at the Aircraft Systems and Testing Establishment
Sunita Williams is an Indian American astronaut anda United States Navy officer who holds the record forlongest space flight by a woman. She was assigned tothe International Space Station as a member ofExpedition 14 and Expedition 15. In 2012 Kalpana Chawla (July 1, 1961 – February 1, 2003) was born in Karnal, India. She was the first Indian American astronaut and first Indian woman in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. In 2003, Chawla was one of seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
Importance of new media for womenGlobalization and new media The rise of new media has increased communication betweenpeople all over the world and the Internet. It has allowed people toexpress themselves through blogs, websites, pictures, and otheruser-generated media.As tool for social change New Media has been used extensively by social movements toeducate, organize, share cultural products of movements,communicate, coalition build, and more. security Particularly of interest to the espionage communityare Facebook and Twitter, two sites where individuals freely divulgepersonal information that can then be sifted through and archived forthe automatic creation of dossiers on both people of interest and theaverage citizen
Disadvantages of specaily women New Media New media has a lot of disadvantages to it as well for instance we spend alot of our time on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter etc.that we don’t interact with our fellow students or work colleagues as much.News spreads fast on the Internet at an uncontrollable rate once it on theInternet it’s hard to get it off. Also if we are searching news topics online wecan find some extreme views on the subject that we might find disturbing.Another disadvantage is cyber bullying children at school could be gettingbullied non stop when they go home and go on to sites like Facebook andBebo and there still getting bullied this could cause the child to get depressedor worse kill themselves. Paedophiles and stalkers can use social networkingwebsites to get valuable information on there pray, during the riots inEngland people could go on YouTube and watch footage of it. The people inthe riots took pictures and posted them on the likes of Twitter and Facebook.Terrorist use the Internet to post video of potential attacks. We have noprivacy online anymore any picture we post of ourselves are on the Internetfor good it’s not safe for us to put any valuable information online becausesomeone could steal your identity online use your credit card to buy anything.We can see that we our controlled by the Internet but it can be danger forsome who put themselves at risk be outing their information online for peopleto look and steal.