Topic: The advantages and disadvantages of one mass media Writing In the modern twenty-first century, media has played an irreplaceable role of people’s daily life. Among many kinds of mass media like TV, newspaper, books… the Internet stands out to be one of the most important and essential kinds of media, even considered as the most crucial one.
The Internet has greatly benefit human in the modern life since the first day of its existence, despite having been existing for only one century, much less than other kind of media, such as the radio and the television, the Internet has proved itself to be very effective, convenient and entertaining to its users.
The first to mention is that Information has been made available easily because of this wonderful technology.
Search engines, websites dedicated to different subjects and large amount of articles and papers are available for everyone in a matter of few seconds. Whether this information is about the latest news happenings in the world or information about your favorite celebrity, everything is available at your fingertips.
With this housing tool of information, people cannot only easily improve their knowledge, but also save much time of reading hundreds of books at the library or doing some exhaustive researches.
This enormous amount of information is particularly quite valuable to students who need it for their school subjects and further study in their favorite subjects. Furthermore, now many books are being converted into the digital editions, and e-education have become very popular and has been considered quite useful, the source of information now not just stop at the library or in the classroom, but available online everywhere.
The second but not less important is that it brings people great convenience.
With email and many social networks, communication now has become easier than ever, in other words, the internet has opened up a new era for communication. It is now quite easy for us to send a message to a friend across the globe in just a nick of time with only a click, which seemed to be impossible 70 years ago. This also allow businesses to expand more widely and develop much faster than before, they can communicate with their customers and co-workers, who may live all around the world via Internet.
The chat room, conference and even chat with webcam, which allows you to talk as if the person you’re talking to is right next to you, is now also available thanks to internet. Also, shopping has had a complete makeover on account of the contribution of the Internet. Online shopping now is so convenient that they have many websites selling a variety of products of products online and one just needs to select or bid for the desired product and the entire financial transactions can be conducted through the internet.
Transferring money no longer so money-consuming, with some action on the keyboard, your money can be transferred safely to where you want it to be. Last but not least, the entire entertainment industry has been completely revolutionized by this marvelous invention of man. There is not a need for you to go to the cinema to watch a movie any more, just sit back comfortably in your couch and enjoy it on your computer. There are now many companies offering you services to let you download the movie or may even watch it online via their fast Internet connection.
Just like that, now you can download your favorite songs, videos, images to your PC or laptop almost free of charge, there are number of software that allow you to download and share your music and videos. Moreover, Internet gaming now is very popular, it allows gamers to compete with each other on the game even if they are staying far apart. The Internet also create chances for people from different cultures and background to share their thoughts, have fun and make friends. Likewise, it also help people finding their soul mates with online dating.
In conclusion, modern life and business has become easier and the world markets have shrunk thanks to the immense contribution of the internet technology to communication and information sharing, it not only allows for ease in communication through email but also ensures easy availability of information, images, and products among other things, every day the Internet provides us with many facilities that is immensely convenient and make life much easier for many people all around the globe. _____________Nguyen Duc Anh – CNN 10A __________