It is difficult to stay up on all the current events in world affairs, as there is always some conflict going on or some negotiation between nations. To sum up the change in media and how it has changed is that as technology has moved on over the years it has affected the way things are being presented and how it can get to any information within minutes, for example September 11th was on our televisions just minutes after the first plane had crashed into the first tower, and how it came on our TV as ‘breaking news’ and that they had a news correspondent there live in New York.
Some stores had become so used to using their POS (Point of Sale) systems that they didn’t even know how to handle debit cards over the phone, and so they lost thousands of dollars, because there was a reliance on technology with no backup planned with people.
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The changes in technology have affected the gathering and presentation of information in different types of media in so many ways e.g. the way the information is gathered nowadays by the journalists did 20/30 years ago is a lot easier as so many new technologies have come about.
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