What Should The Role Of Media Be In A Society ?

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Tariq Habib Profile
Tariq Habib answered
Life is not a simple thing as it used to be in the past few centuries. People had less demands and less requirements in the past as compare to today. Today people know about their rights and they are also very well aware of their requirements and demands. The importance of education and science cannot also be denied. So far your question that what is the role of media in our life can be explained like this.
Media is playing an important role in the systems of present life. People want to remain informed about everything and news, which is taking place anywhere in the world. The world has become a global village and this is because of media only. Now people living in different countries know everything about the people of other countries sitting at home with the help of media. Education has become very easy and understandable with the help of audio and video media because children understand things through them quite easily. The main advantage of media is current information, which is available round the clock and people remain informed about important news through radio, television and other sources. So we can say the role of media is very important in our life.
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The media has four roles to play, inform, enlighten, entertain, and educate. First, when a story breaks it has the possibility of being told, depending on the basis of the story. Second, enlighten us with something new, a new invention, a new development in government, health care, etc. Third, to lighten a "load" from a busy, hectic, or bad day, week, month. And lastly, to educate us in new ways to improve our lives for the better. Society is an ever changing development. If there are no changes to that development, we do not become refreshed, renewed, or invigorated. It would be like a fallen leaf, we would shrivel up and blow away, leaving nothing in our path.
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Media can contribute a lot to a society. It can change opinions because they have access to people and this gives it a lot of strength. This strength can either be used constructively by educating the people or it can be used destructively by misleading the innocent people.
Power of the media can transform the whole society especially in the developing countries it can be used as a 'weapon of mass destruction'. But I think the most important use of media is to educate the people about the basic human rights.

The dilemma of the developing countries is that people are not fully aware of their basic rights and if they know, they don't know about what to do and where to go. They don't know their collective strength. Even they don't know how to protest and what is the importance of protests. Media should portray the facts. They should not transform the reality.

Education and discipline is key to progress. This is the difference between a nation and a crowd. Media men have access to people and they have an audience. Their programs have an impact and people listen to them. That's why they are more responsible for the betterment of the society. They should work to educate the people, to help the people and to liberate the people and to empower the people.
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Media plays a very important role in the building of a society. Media has changed the societies of world so much that we can't ignore its importance. First of all we should know what the media is. Media is a source of information or communication. Media includes sources like print media and electronic media. Newspapers, magazines and any other form, which is written or printed, is included in print media and in electronic, media radio, television and Internet etc. are included.

In this age when there are so many channels and newspapers we cannot ignore its importance in the society. Media has lot of responsibility on its shoulders as today's society is very much influenced by the role of media. We believe in what media projects to us. We change our minds according to the information provided through it.

In the past when the media was not so strong we were quite ignorant about what is happening around us. But today we come to know very quickly what is happening around us. We have the access to all the international news channels that provide us the facts and figures. Considering this fact that media has the power to influence society, it should know its responsibility towards society. It should feel its responsibility to educate the society in a positive way. It should be giving us fair analysis and factual information.
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Yes I agree that the media changes the societies of world, that is from light to darkness...
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Media mainly means internet. N that's missed above. We can't live without any type of media.
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Media plays a vital role in every one's life. In today's modern society media has become a part and parcel of our life.it's duty is to inform, educate and entertain. It is considered as the 4th pillar of our society. They put their lives in danger like in times of terrorist attacks or natural calamity just to inform us about it. Media is a bridge between the governing bodies and general public. It is a powerful and flexible tool that influences the public to a great extent. Media is voice of the voiceless and a great force in building the nation !
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Transfer of knowldge through media require more responsiblity because it may suffer very large group of the society it can chang the minds and in doctor-nate the society.
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Mainul Hussain Profile
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Transfer of Information, Knowledge and action/skill on news, humanity, science, education, entertainment, career......and so on, in a positive way  and to hide all on these, which are found negative.
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Media its body part of our economically communication & information any one need the touch to media Tisa Mirror of our nation view media updated us what going on in global media has one of bast resources of Conway your massage or all would.
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Media is a word which means to communicate of place to another..
Media plays a great role in our daily life ..the examples of media are tv ,radio,television,and newspapers..we watch tv in our spare time.and take information with the help of internet..media tell us about the latest fashion...
India made strong economy with the help of media.we made our strong economy with the help of media...
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Role of media?
They are sometimes known for their infamous 'deception.' Fox 5 News, as an example, are known for their unique strategies to change viewer's perception. For example, after former President Bush's election, people lined along the path to the White House and revolted against him. Why? I guess he never satisfied the citizen's of America's view. Nevertheless, I do not dislike the president (I am sorry for going off track here).

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