Print Media Worksheet Essay

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Print Media Industry Worksheet

In Parts A and B, respond to each question using complete sentences, in a paragraph of at least 100 words. Be clear and concise, and explain your answers. Cite any outside sources consistent with APA guidelines.

In Part C, respond to each of the statements with a specific example or an explanation; use complete sentences as needed.

Part A: Historical and contemporary role of the print media industry

Choose one of the following two topics: the feminist movement (women’s liberation) or public education.

Answer the following questions about the relationship between your topic, the print media industry, and American society. Provide specific examples and cite
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The later years focused more on educating females about the need for equal rights in issues such as voting, jobs and the importance of education.

Part B: The influence of new technology on the print media industry

For each print media industry—books, newspapers, and magazines—answer the following questions:

1. How has the development of the Internet, wireless communication, computers, and hand-held digital devices affected print media companies’ products and sales?

Technology has greatly affected the way the public receives information without the use of print media. It has to compete harder to get consumers to purchase their product. Print media companies understand that the times are changing and they have offered digital forms of their product. The hard fact is that information is free on the internet and print media is not so this affects the sales that print media once saw, but they are still making revenue regardless.

2. What changes have print media companies made to incorporate new technology into their traditional products? Have these changes been successful or unsuccessful? Why?

Print media companies have changed the way their subscribers get their product by offering digitalized forms. With this type of transition, they are able to use advertisement that directly link the user with the product with one click. This does affect the traditional way that the public receives information, but it should not

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