Daily Archives: May 1, 2013

Final Exam- Question #2, “Democratizing Television”

By Taylor Morelloword count: 619 Television has long been a medium controlled by a handful of media conglomerates. Each and every television show or broadcast we see has been specifically and carefully chosen by a select few. Communication being something … Continue reading

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Stefanie Bacarella, Final Exam: Question 2

By Stefanie Bacarella Word Count:  647 Final Essay 2 Television is a medium that has become more participatory and democratic where people are able to create a better social environment.  Henry Jenkins examines this in his essay, “Democratizing Television.”  Television … Continue reading

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Katie Geoghegan Final Exam: Change of Newspapers Over Course of History

Katie Geoghegan Word Count: 583              There were three prominent technological advances that have changed newspapers over the last two centuries.  By the end of the American Was of Independence, an estimated 43 newspapers were … Continue reading

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Newspapers and Convergence

By Greg Cerchione Newspapers are a major form of communications that started off small but built into a vast source of information, providing various jobs in different fields. The earliest newspapers in the United States first dealt with information overseas … Continue reading

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Rebecca Riley, Final; Question 1

Word Count: 601 After the American Revolution, our Founding Fathers wanted to stray from the oppression of the press under English rule, and so created the First Amendment.  By the end of the revolution in 1783, about 43 newspapers were … Continue reading

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Carly Tocco Final Exam Question 2

Over time, television has become a medium of interest to induce participatory action. Where an audience once only consumed media, recently, media is now consumed and actively criticized or manipulated. In Henry Jenkins, Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media … Continue reading

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Intro to Communications Final Exam-Maggie Kycia

Word Count: 790 Newspapers and the press have played a functioning role in society over the past two centuries, and it is valid to say that for most of American history, they were the dominant mass medium of communication and … Continue reading

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