February 23, 2010
Mass Media. What’s the news?
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We will read a proverb
We will study
We will know more
about Mass Media
«If there is rightness in the soul
There will be beauty in the person
If there is beauty in the person
There will be harmony in the home
If there is harmony in the home
There will be order in the nation
If there is order in the nation
There will be peace in the world»
It is used to say what always happens.
E.g.: If you get ready for your exams properly, you pass them successfully.
It is used to describe what may possibly happen.
E.g.: If the weather is fine, we will go for a walk.
It is used to describe something that is impossible and is just imagined.
E.g.: If I were you, I would become a painter.
It is used to describe something which is very unlikely to happen.
E.g.: If I had more time, I would ride a horse more often.
It is used to describe something in the past which could have happened, but didn’t.
E.g.: If the weather had been fine,
I would have gone to the beach.
The actions of 2 parts have different time references.
E.g.: If I had written the essay last night, I would go to the gym now.
(If + past perfect)+
If I hadn’t gone to this school, I would never meet him.
(If + past simple)+
(would+ have+ verb 3)
( 2+ 3)
If she disliked me, she wouldn’t have told the story.
The mass media play an important part in our lives. Newspaper, radio and especially TV inform us of what is going on in this world and give us wonderful possibilities for education and entertainment. They also influence the way we see the world and shape our views.
Of course, not all newspapers and TV programmes report the events objectively, but serious journalists and TV reporters try to be fair and provide us with reliable information.
It is true that the world today is full of dramatic events and most news seems to be bad news. But people aren’t interested in ordinary events. That is why there are so many programmes and articles about natural disasters, plane crashes, wars, murders and robberies. Good news doesn’t usually make headlines. Bad news does.
Some people say that journalists are given too much freedom. They often intrude on people’s private lives. They follow celebrities and print sensational stories about them which are untrue or half-true. They take photos of them in their most intimate moments. The question is – should this be allowed?
The main source of news for millions of people is television. People like TV news because they can see everything with their own eyes. And that’s an important advantage. Seeing, as we know, is believing. Besides, it’s much more difficult for politicians to lie in front of the cameras than on the pages of newspapers.
Still, many people prefer the radio. It’s good to listen to in the car, or in the open air, or when you do something about the house.
Newspapers don’t react to events as quickly as TV, but they usually provide us with extra detail, comment and background information.
NEWSPAPERS IN BRITAIN
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
THE DAILY MAIL
THE DAILY MIRROR
THE DAILY STAR
Popular newspapers (known as «tabloids») carry a lot of big photographs, contain short, simple reports on the main news, stories about famous people.
Quality newspapers (known as «heavies») contain a lot of serious articles, e.g. about politics, business, science, cultural news.
WHAT’S IN THE PAPERS?
Bomb suspected in Russian crash
At least 39 people were killed and nearly 100 injured when a Russian express train came off the rails last night in what is being investigated as a bomb attack.
Johnson condemns hacker to Xmas in a US jail
by Paddy McGuffin
Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is facing Christmas in a US jail after the Home Secretary refused to block his extradition.
The Internet has recently become another important source of information. Its main advantage is that news appears on the screen as soon as things happen in real life and you don’t have to wait for news time on TV.
The Internet is an extremely useful tool that has become an important part of our lives in the last few years
MAKE NEW FRIENDS
GET INFORMATION MUCH EASIER
What are your favourite sites?
Continue the list.
DIVIDE THESE WORDS INTO GROUPS.
GOLF, HEADLINE, PRODUCER, HOROSCOPE, HEALTH AND BEAUTY, DOCUMENTARY, FISHING, CHESS, ARTICLES, PAGE, QUIZZES,QUALITY,
CELEBRITIES, THE PRESS, ADVERTS, THE NEWS, PHOTOGRAPH, CHANNEL, LOCAL, SOAP OPERAS, COMPUTERS
ARE YOU A COUCH POTATO?
Answer these questions with «yes» or «no». For «yes» you’ll get two points, for «no» - one point.
1.Do you have 'watching television' on the top of your list of hobbies?
2.Do you get offended, if someone refers to television as 'an idiot box'?
3.You do not remember birthdays and anniversaries, but remember the entire month's TV schedule.
5.You prepare for a TV session with lots of popcorn, burgers, pizzas etc.
7.Watching television for 5-7 hours on a stretch is a normal routine for you.
4.You remember over 100 channels by their numbers on the remote control.
6.You have seen all the seasons of 'Friends' and remember every episode.
8.You wait desperately for new shows, which are being advertised heavily.
10.You are always looking out to buy a bigger, better television.
9.You meet your friends only to watch TV together.
Let’s count your score.
If your score is 10-12 points
If your score is 13-20 points
You are not in love with your TV set
It is good that you do not watch TV so much. Keep TV watching to a minimum, and enjoy life. That is the way to go.
You are in love with your TV set
You are in love with your television set. Your favorite pastime is watching TV shows. Yes, you are a couch potato. We would suggest - switch off the TV set for a while, and explore the outdoors and socialize more.