30 Great Mass Media Conversation Questions

Published on July 31, 2020 | Updated on May 17, 2024

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

The technologies through which this communication takes place include a variety of outlets.

Broadcast media transmit information electronically, via such media as film, radio, recorded music, or television.

Digital media comprises both Internet and mobile mass communication.

Internet media comprise such services as email, social media sites, websites, and Internet-based radio and television.

Examples of Mass Media Communication

These are some examples of mass media communication.

News Channels Internet Streaming media
PodcastsVideo Sharing Site
Social NetworksOnline Video service
Radio Photo and Video sharing sites
Film Internet Radio Service
Website Television
Micro Blogging ServicesNew Aggregator apps

Mass Media Conversation Questions

These are some example of mass media conversation questions. These are divided in the following sections or categories:

  • Mass media general questions
  • News
  • Podcast and Radio

#1 Mass Media General Questions

These are some mass media conversation questions in general

  1. Should media outlets be punished for false information?
  2. How can the media be helpful to people?
  3. How can the media harm people?
  4. Should the media show graphic violence? Why or why not?
  5. Do you think the media have too much power?
  6. Do you  trust the media?

#2 News

These are some mass media conversation questions about news

  1. Where do you usually get the news from? Why do you choose that medium?
  2. How much do newspapers focus on selling papers versus writing quality content?
  3. How will people get their news in the future?
  4. What applications do you use to read news?
  5. How do you feel about the bunch of fake news posted and shared on social media?
  6. Do you often read the newspaper?
  7. Have you ever used apps such as Feedly to read news?
  8. Do you think that people are buying less newspapers these days?
  9. Do you think that news channels control how people think and view the world?

#3 Podcasts & Radio

These are some mass media conversation questions about Podcast & Radio

  1. What’s a podcast?
  2. Do you listen to podcasts?
  3. Do you have any favorite podcast show?
  4. Do you prefer podcasts over radio shows?
  5. Do you think that radio shows are slowly dying?
  6. What are your favorite podcast applications?
  7. What is your favorite application to listen to the radio?

Mass Media Exercise#1


Read the sentences and fill in the blanks with the corresponding definition  taken from the vocabulary box.

  1. You can watch stories about what happened in the past:_____________
  2. It is nice  to watch  people practicing soccer , basketball  and volleyball:_________
  3. It is  funny   to watch  how  Tom and Jerry make jokes:_____________
  4. One of the funniest programs is “The Bing Bang Theory”. I love it:________
  5. I love watching ,”The lucky one” . It is an amazing film:_______________
  6. Sometimes it is important to  know what’s happening around the world:___________
  7. It is sad to see the story of  people who try to immigrate to the USA:___________
  8. I love dancing and singing so MTV is one of my favorite channels:_____________

Manuel Campos

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English