Understanding Media

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Understanding Media by Mind Map: Understanding Media

1. Aesthetics of the Image, Text, and Audio

1.1. Framing and Reading

1.1.1. Newspaper and Journalism

1.1.2. Books, Comics, Magazines, and the Publishing Industry

1.1.3. Photography and Timeless Image Concepts

1.2. Framing and Listening

1.2.1. Radio and Evoking Imagination

2. Aesthetics of Film and TV

2.1. The Film Form

2.1.1. Format of Length Film Short Film Feature-length or Full-length film

2.1.2. Modes of Film Production Pre Production Stage Production Stage Post Production Stage

2.1.3. Film Formats Narrative Documentary Animation Experimental

2.1.4. Film Image Composition Relationship of Objects and People Play of Light and Dark Colors and their Patterns Position of the Camera and Angle used to Frame the Subjects

2.2. The TV Broadcast

2.2.1. Kinds of TV Shows Informative Programming Entertainment Programming

2.2.2. TV Show Anatomy and Advertising

2.3. Crafting Media Messages

2.3.1. Creating Meaning in Audio Production

2.3.2. Creating Meaning in Image Production

2.3.3. Creating Media in Audiovisual Production

3. Aesthetics of New Media

3.1. Deconstructing New Media

3.1.1. New Media Technology: Convergence and Characteristics

3.1.2. New Media as Multimedia

3.2. Intersecting Traditional Media and New Media

3.2.1. Journalism + Internet = Blogging

3.2.2. Broadcasting + Internet = Podcast

3.2.3. Film + Internet = Youtube

3.3. Transitioning Media, Transitioning Users

3.3.1. Types of Audience Living in a Digital Age Digital Native Digital Immigrant

4. Aesthetics of Social Networking

4.1. Kinds of Social Media and Its Varying Uses

4.1.1. Print-based

4.1.2. Audio-based

4.1.3. Photo-based

4.1.4. Video-based

4.1.5. Social Networking Sites

4.2. Relevance of Social Media in Today's Society

4.2.1. Personal Communication

4.2.2. Business and Customer Care Tools

4.2.3. Social Services and Governance

4.2.4. Educational Tools

4.2.5. Advocacy Campaigns for Social Change

4.2.6. Traditional Media Coverage and Social Media Enhancement

4.2.7. Entertainment Portals