Saturday, 23 July 2016

SHORT ANSWERS - MEDIA AND ITS IMPACTS

SHORT ANSWERS - MEDIA AND ITS IMPACTS

Answer the following questions. (Media and Its Impact)
(i) What is the most important function that media performs?
Ans. Media is the most powerful means of communication. Thus the most important function of media is to share news, information and facts around the globe with people. Media also educates and entertains people. 
(ii) What are the two major means of communication?
Ans. The two major means of communication are;
(a) Print media
(b) Electronic media
(iii) What type of information does media provide?
Ans. Media is the most powerful means of communication. It provides all types of information particularly news around the globe with people. It also provides entertainment, help, fun and education etc. 
(iv) How does media provide entertainment?
Ans. Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, and gives pleasure and delight. Media provides the audience entertainment with films, dramas, stage shows, talk shows, music shows and comedies.
(v) What happens when media is allowed to play its role unchecked?
Ans. Media misleads masses when it is allowed to play its role unchecked. It may spread false news against the government, which is very harmful for a stable government. Moreover, the mean, selfish and business-minded people may exploit the common masses dishonestly.

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