Ália Duarte Beatriz Mendes João Silva Madalena Gil Agrupamento Escola José Sanches Alcains e S. Vicente da Beira Ano Letivo 2014/2015 Mass Media
The mass media are diversified media technologies that are intended to reach a large audience by mass communication. The technologies through which this communication takes place varies. Broadcast media such as radio, recorded music, film and television transmit their information electronically. Print media use a physical object such as a newspaper, book or pamphlet to distribute their information. Mass Media
Newspapers and Magazines • History • In Portugal the habit of reading a newspaper or magazine is already old. • Currently, for some Portuguese is not a habit. Although there are still people who buy newspapers and magazines to be informed of news and news of the country. • We have a wide range of newspapers and magazines available on a variety of subjects.
Newspapers in Portugal • In Portugal the most famous newspapers are:
Magazines in Portugal • In Portugal the most famous magazines are:
Radio • The radio, according to some authors was developed by the Italian Guglielmo Marconi, in the nineteen century. • Radio is a technological means of communication that uses electromagnetic signals. The radio all the media is one that is most commonly used when listeners are carrying out other tasks, such as when you are driving, at work, etc. This medium is also widely used in places where there is no TV, As the waves of this can go further than the other and does not require electricity properly. Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937)
Features and curiosities about radio • Radio media transmit audio content wirelessly. • Radio broadcasting is one-way communication to a broad audience. • There are more than 12,000 radio stations in the U.S. • Radio stations can be linked together in networks. • Their content can be information and/or entertainment. • Program content can be produced quickly. • Broadcasts of audio content also can be sent via cable, satellite and the Internet. • Most radio stations broadcast music although some transmit news, sports, talk and religious programs.
Radio in Portugal • There are about three hundred commercial radio stations inPortugal. • National Radio • Radio Comercial mainly recent and commercial music; • Radio Renascença news, religious programs; • RFM 2 Pop, and commercial music. Radio Comercial Radio Renascença Radio RFM
Regional radio • TSF / Radio Press Regional Porto, News; • M80 Regional Lisbon, successes pop / rock of the 70s, 80s and 90s of the twenty century. • Local radio • Mega Hits Pop, R&B and Dance music; • Cidade FM Dance, R&B, Pop music.
Television • Nowadays, people use television to stay informed about the last news all over the world. • Television genres include a broad range of programming types that entertain, inform, and educate viewers.
Television Social aspects of television The good things • Being informed about the last news; • Television helps young people to discover where they fit into society; • Television can teach kids important values and life lessons. • Television teaches people to understand complex social aspects of communication. • Documentaries can help develop critical thinking about society and the world. • Cultural programming can open up the world of music and art for young people.
Television Social aspects of television The bad things • The violence depicted on television has a desensitization effect on the children; • Advertisements such as those promoting alcohol and cigarettes have resulted in a large number of youngsters indulging in their consumption; • Television has contributed to increasing obesity among people.
Television In Portugal • The televison in Portugal appeared in December 1955. • Initially, people went to public places, in order to see the “magic” of television. • The first channel released was RTP, a state channel, in September 1956. • After that, other channels like RTP 2, RTP Madeira, RTP Açores, RTP Internacional, SIC and TVI appear. • In April 2012, Portugal step into the “Digital TV”.
Internet Introduction • The Internet revolutionized the computer and communications world like nothing before. The Internet has a world-wide broadcasting capibilty that allows the communication of individuals regardless their geographical location. • It's used as a mean of communication, for entertainment, education, and it is the widest font of information in the world.
Internet Brief History • The Internet was created by a north american company that wanted to connect the computers of their research department. It was born from a simpler thing called ARPANET. • Since the creation of ARPANET, students and researchers kept insisting and evolving it until it became INTERNET, which is a group of some other networks.
Internet Pros and Cons • Pros: • Wealth of Resources: Anyone can open a search engine and find whatever information they want. • It's really Convenient: you can use the internet to buy things, to check your bank account, even to watch TV and movies, email instead of letters, everything is a lot easier. • Cons: • Frauds and Scams: In the Internet you do not know who you are dealing with, so there can be lots of scams that can harm you. • Piracy: Piracy can be ''good'' for some people, but not for the company or person that puts hardwork into something that you get for free.
Internet Popular Social Networks In Portugal • In Portugal the most famous social networks are: