domingo, 4 de enero de 2015

The Mass Media and their vocabulary

The means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely

We have written some posts about mass media, but we haven't spoke about your specific vocabulary. Now, it's the best time to learn some new nouns. Read the following link.

Please, after reading this words, could you answer this questions?

Media bias
Do you think that this concept is applied in our country? Why?

According you, have changed the inicial idea about the concept of press conference in Spain in the last years?

Trial ballons
In your opinion, are trial ballons a way to manipulate the mass media and, in consequence, the public opinion? Why?

In Spain, do you know how would be the equivalent of the English tabloids?

"Whoever controls the media, controls the mind"

We want to discuss about the real importance of mass media in our society. The media are changing and they need new technologies. However, their base is the same that twenty years ago: the difficult relation between the media and the politician class.

See the next video and give your opinion:

Are you agree with the opinion showed in this video? 
Do you think that the control off mass media in our society are over-valued?
Give some examples about advantages and disadvantages of mass media

Following the next power-point, built your own presentation about this topic.

The next web is a perfect tool to learn English. Do the exercises.

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