Media Range of Presentation Modes

The varieties of media formats include:

  • films.
  • newspapers.
  • radio.
  • television.
  • mass media.
  • social media.

Each of them accentuates somewhat different aspects, in part related to what the medium they use enables. Thus television has at its disposal spoken text, written text, music, and visual images, while the other format have fewer media means to apply. Consequently the impact of television on the audience is greater.

The website will therefore include contributions looking at the way that typically each media medium represent social work and the impact the varied representations are likely to have.

The impact is influenced by the content of an item and its personal and social signficiance, but the content is already impacted by the way it is represented by the media.