Presentation on theme: "MASS MEDIA. We know print and electronic media Mass Media comprise/include: Television/films Radio Newspapers /magazines/ journals The Internet."— Presentation transcript:
We know print and electronic media Mass Media comprise/include: Television/films Radio Newspapers /magazines/ journals The Internet
are a source of information – we get the latest news from it are cheap an easily available communication is mostly one way their aim is to attract a large audience influnce society and, in turn, are influenced by society
information function - provide us with different kinds of information (on/about the world, politics, business, sports, the latest inventions etc.) educational function – we can widen our general knowledge, widen our horizons entertaining function - a source of entertainment
How can we obtain (get) newspapers? - we can buy them (at the newsagent´s, kiosk, newsstand) - we can subscribe to them - and they are delivered to our houses by a postman or a newspaper boy(girl) - we can read them on the Internet
newspapers are published daily, at weekends magazines – once a week or a month There are different sorts of articles on economics, politics, social life, sports editorials (giving the personal opinion of the editor about st)
1. Serious newspapers /broadsheets/ the quality press - articles there are written in a serious manner, news are objective contain more text than pictures pay more attention to the government or international affairs - rather than to scandal and showbiz news in Slovakia – Sme, Pravda, Hospodárske noviny in Britain - The Times, The Guardian
2. The popular papers / gutter press/ tabloids– contain shocking stories, especially about people´s private lives, crime, gossip about celebrities or disasters tabloids tend to be more slangy in their writing style than serious papers have larger circulation than serious ones have big headlines to draw readers´ attention and lots of pictures
In Slovakia – Nový čas In Britain - The Sun: Owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., The Sun is splashy, and trashy newspaper. Published in the U.K. and Ireland, The Sun has the highest circulation of any English-language daily paper in the world.The Sun The Daily Mirror
published once a week/month deal with various articles and stories, international and national news There are different kinds of magazines for diffferent target groups – e.g. people loving gardening, hunting, fishing, for women, men teenagers or children
The most popular source of information It brodcasts different kinds of programmes such as current affairs, breaking news, TV series, sitcoms, quizes, chat shows, documentaries TV can be divided into non-commercial, owned by state or commercial TV, owned by private companies
financed from a state budget TV stations in Slovakia broadcast mostly in the Slovak language, there are some programmes dedicated to ethnic minorities (always subtitled).Slovakia Foreign language (with the exception of Czech) movies and shows are dubbed (rarely subtitled). STV 1, 2
There are lots of commercial channels in SVK, e.g. Markiza, JOJ, TA3 etc. are financed mainly with money obtained from broadcasting commercials / advertisement. In comparison with the state channels they broadcast programmes of a lower quality
inceasing violence shown on TV, bad language, brain rot ( if your mind doesn´t develop) poor physical health/obesity, addiction, it can damage your eyesight.
1. I´d prefer to....... rather than......inf (I would prefer) (dával by som prednosť.... radšej ako...) I would prefer to do exercises rather than sit in front of TV.” I´d rather..... than...... inf ( I would rather)(radšej by som) I would rather stay at a hotel than go home. 2. I should rather.......inf (radšej by som mal...) Children should rather read books. I´d better........ than......inf (I had better)( radšej by som mal.... ako....) I´d better dance than play computer games.