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Electronic Media Change the Tradition of Communication

 Electronic Media Change the Tradition of Communication




Electronic media is a boon to mankind. It helps to get the information more appropriately. Earlier, print media was very popular and used to deliver information about the current happening the next day. You can read about the event but can’t see the actual happening but electronic media provide all kinds of information in real-time. You can get the visual of the event. After the emergence of electronic media, most people shift from print media. Electronic media make the communication process easy and fast.

Most people today have television sets, radios, and Internet access which are sustainable, eco-friendly, and cost-effective forms of communication. It is the kind of media that requires an electric connection to access it. It includes television, radio, and new-age media, like the Internet, computers, telephones, etc.

Television

Television is the audio-visual medium of communication and it is an important communication device as it holds the attention of the audience. For many people, it is impossible to imagine a life without their television sets, news and soap operas become part of their life. Television has become an advertising hub where advertisers are ready to spend huge amounts for an ad of a few seconds, especially for programs with high viewership.

Radio

Radio has a significant reach. Advertising on the radio with jingles and phrases is a tried and tested means of communication. The radio lost its popularity with the emergence of television. But today, it remains one of the favorite means of electronic communication. It is an interactive means of communication with all dial-in programs which allows the listeners to feature on the radio. Still, in a lot of rural areas, the radio is the only means of communication because most people are illiterate to read the newspaper and can’t afford the television.

New Age Media

With the advent of the Internet, we are now enjoying the benefits of high-technology mass media which are not only faster than the old school mass media, but also have a wider range. Mobile phones, computers, and Internet are referred to as the new-age media. The Internet has opened up several new opportunities for mass communication which include email, websites, podcasts, e-forums, e-books, blogging, Internet TV, and many others, which are booming today. The Internet has also started social networking sites, which have redefined mass communication altogether. Social networking Sites, like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have made communication more entertaining, interesting, and easier.

Electronic media becomes the first choice of a lot of people nowadays. They can get the benefit of newspaper and radio on one platform. We can get in touch with our loved ones at any time. It makes communication as easy as no one had expected it in past years. Now we have easy access to everything just one click away.


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