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Effects of Mass Media Worksheet
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What were the major developments in the evolution of mass media during the 20th century? | Some of the major developments of mass media in the 20th century were "Morse code", television, radio‚Äôs, newspapers, and the telephone. When Morse code came to be, it was the fastest way to send a message across long distances. Many people had learned Morse code to be able to deliver messages as a form of a   telegram. Then The telephone was invented. The telephone made it even easier to call someone and talk to them instead of waiting for an answer the telegram. This later led to the creation of cell phones. Before televisions there was the radio. This was one of the main forms of entertainment. There was music that played on the radio but it was mainly talk shows and stores that were read over the radio. Newspapers have been around for a long time, they were the only way to communicate with the community as a whole. Television's is what changed everything. At first the television was black and white and not owned by the general public, only those with a lot of money could afford the new technology. Once it became affordable for more families to have it was a source for the news. A few years after the black and white TV's   there was the invention of the colored television. Then came the invention of the computer, which was too large to fit into any household and was mostly used by the government. After that came the Apple computer, this was still large, but was made for the household. Ever since there has been a new version of the television and computer. They have come a long way. First getting smaller and then having larger viewing screens such as plasma and flat panels. Today's development of technology will keep advancing and making it easier to view the things the public wants to see on TV, radio or on the computer. |...