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1. What is Media?
2. What is old media
3. What is new media
4. Differences between new media and old media
5. Similarities between new media and old media

1. What is Media?
Media refers to the means of delivering and receiving data or information. In telecommunication, these means are transmission and storage tools or channels for data storage and transmission.

What is old media

The Old Media or Legacy Media are traditional means of communication and expression that have existed since before the advent of the new medium of the Internet. Industries that are generally considered part of the old media are broadcast and cable television, radio, movie and music studios, newspapers, magazines, books and most print publications.
Although studies suggest that New Media, primarily the Internet, is increasingly getting stronger, replacement of Old Media is not a widespread phenomenon quite yet. There is insufficient evidence and it appears that television outlets are still heavily regarded as valuable news sources

3. What is new media
New Media explores the use of technology to transform/influence the field of communication.
New media most commonly refers to content available on-demand through the Internet, accessible on any digital device, usually containing interactive user feedback and creative participation. Common examples of new media include websites such as online newspapers, blogs, or wikis, video games, and social media. A defining characteristic of new media is the real-time generation of new and potentially unregulated content.
Most technologies described as "new media" are digital, often having characteristics of being manipulated, networkable, dense, compressible, and interactive.[1] Some examples may be the Internet, websites, computer multimedia, video games, augmented reality, CD-ROMS, and DVDs. New media does not include television programs (only analog broadcast), feature films, magazines, books, or paper-based...

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