MASS MEDIA IN BRITAIN Inhalt BRITISH PRINT MEDIA. 2 1. Newspapers 3 2. Quality Press 4 3. Middle-Market 5 4. Tabloids 5 5. Magazines 6 ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN GREAT BRITAIN. 7 6. TV. 7 7. Soaps: 8 8. Reality TV: 8 9. Radio. 9 ­ ­ MEDIA FREEDOM IN THE UK Freedom of expression is protected under: · 1998 Human Rights Act which enacted into UK law the European Convention on Human Rights · 2005 Freedom of Information Act, the 1998 Act also introduced privacy as a statutory right. The British press is unrestricted by censorship or state control. It is considered to be an instrument and criticising government and decision-makers­. It has considerable influence in public affairs and therefore is sometimes called the „Fourth Estate“. The „Press Council“ was set up to safeguard the freedom of the press and to maintain the highest professional standards. Unlike most other European countries the British press receives no subsdies and relatively few tax and postal concessions. If a newspaper or magazine prints wrong or damaging information about an individual, it may be sued for lible. In such cases the editor, publishers, printer of the print matter, as well as the author, may all be held responsible. BRITISH PRINT MEDIA Britain is a nation of avid newspaper readers. More than 16 million people buy a copy of a morning paper and countless
Keeping Up with the Constantly Changing Media Landscape by Anna-Marie V. 11th October 2018
We could say that traditional media like broadcasting, printed media or magazines became the target group of electronic media the minute the internet took over our day to day lives.
So how long will it take until print media vanish? Or do you think that by the year 2100 there will be still someone selling newspapers?
So much information and so little time. How we consume media can be individual. If you like to read, you can turn to either traditional news sources like the New York Times or you can download a News App that usually comes with multiple categories to choose from.
For those who don’t have time to read the news in the morning, you can just turn on the radio or listen to podcast. They usually summarise the most important events in five to ten minutes which saves you time and keeps you updated.
Before vs after digital revolution and the future.
The media landscape is changing constantly. First there were printed media only, afterward someone really smart invented radio followed by television, internet and smartphones. The way people consume news and information changed rapidly with internet coming into the picture. To survive, traditional media substituted the loss on money by expanding to social media. You don’t see millennials or even older generations that adapted to technology to read prin.....[read full text]