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Mass Media Conversation Questions

Mass Media Conversation Questions

Mass Media Conversation Questions

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 Communicaton

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

Mass Media Conversation Questions

Mass Media General Questions

  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?

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 and blogloving to read news?
  8. Do you think that people are buying less newspapers these days?

Podcasts & 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?

Mass Media Exercises

News , Music , Cartoons , Sports , Sitcoms , Movies , Documentaries , History

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:__________________

Mass Media Worksheet

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