Why is media so important?
• All media have their importance and usefulness. The media
serve to keep us informed of current issues.
• And the development of a better society through an informed
• The beginning of human communication dates back
to ancient cave paintings, drawn maps, and writing.
• However, today we associate the word 'mass
media' to computers, internet, newspapers,
magazines, mobile phones ...
• The highest level media revolutions, doubts are
being the invention of
paper, phones, television, radio, computer and of
course the internet.
• Over time, the mass media has evolved, and
the reaction of society and accessibility to
In the Caves
• Man has always had a need to communicate
Earliest forms of writing
• Papyrus : • Role :
Appeared in egypt and its Originated in china in the
age is unknown. year 123 a.C
First printing press
• Gutenberg was the first European to use the
impression in 1439
• In the West, the first newspaper appeared even in antiquity,
under the command of Julius Caesar in ancient Rome.
• Device invented around 1860 by Italian
• Was invented by the German Heinrich Hertz in
• The first semi-mechanical analogue television was shown in
London in February 1924, and later moving images on
• The color television came in 1954..
• The first electro-mechanical computer built
by Konrad Zuse in 1910-1995.
• The origin of the global communications network, as
it is also known, was in the military.