Link to the 1st_and_2nd_week_quiz
Some wrong comments:
- Media is biased
- Too much violence in the media
- Too much media usage make people anti-social
- All in all, technology is not the problem. It is how people use it that causes problems.
Difference between “media” and “the media”:
The media: people will associate negative things with “the media”
Media is a plural of medium. It is wrong to term the “media” so broadly. We should be more specific in identifying type of media:
- News or information media
- Entertainment media
- Social media
- .. We should know that these categories are based on their purpose
Profiting and informing
The primary goal of media companies is to make profits.
For journalists, there is a clash between making money and informing the public.