Guided media are more commonly known as wired media, or those media in which electrical or optical signals are transmitted through a cables or wires. Unguided media are more commonly known as wireless media, in which electromagnetic signals are sent through space with no direction. Both types of media can be used for long-distance and short-distance communication.Know More
In guided media, electrical signals are confined within the cable or wire which transmits them. Typical forms of guided media include copper co-axial cables, fiber-optic cables and twisted-pair copper cables, which can be shielded or unshielded. Guided media are also sometimes known as bounded media.
Different types of unguided, or wireless, communication are classified based on the frequency spectrum used for communication, the distance between the end stations and the type of encoding used for the communication. Unguided communication allows electromagnetic signals to travel between antennas, some of which are on satellites. Antennas can provide point-to-point communication or can send their signals in all directions.
Transmission of digital data through either guided or unguided communication involves the coding of the data at the sender's end, the modulation of the carrier signal, the demodulation of the signal on the receiving end and the decoding of the binary signal.Learn More
Modern society has unprecedented access to information. Although broadcast and televised programming is nothing new, 24-hour access to the Internet allows people to read and post information, experience, questions and opinions to a willing audience of billions. So much more information at the public’s disposal and so little help parsing it for relevance often leaves consumers feeling overwhelmed.Full Answer >
The difference between print media and electronic media is that print media is media that is viewed through print resources. such as newspapers, magazines and flyers, whereas electronic media is a virtual media that is viewed through videos and online articles. Print media was first created in 1436 when Johannes Gutenberg was credited with inventing the first printing press to produce print media.Full Answer >
The five types of mass media are print, radio, regular broadcast television, cable television and telecommunications, such as the Internet or satellite services. Mass media is defined as a type of communication that uses technology to simultaneously reach a wide audience.Full Answer >
The main differences between a tabloid and a broadsheet are their sizes and the writing styles. Broadsheets measure between 11 to 12 inches wide and 20 inches or more long compared to tabloids that usually measure 11 inches wide and 17 inches long. As for writing style, broadsheets use a more toned-down style of news reporting while tabloids use a colloquial and, sometimes, impudent style of writing the news.Full Answer >