Compare the advantages and disadvantages of three of the following as media for communicating information. State which you consider to be the most effective. (comics, book, radio, television, film, theater). Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge.
For many decades, mass media have been used as a means to communicate and deliver an information. It is believed the existence of mass media such as book, radio, and television are able to elaborate an event happened in a place quickly and accurately. However, many pros and cons are getting along with them and difficult to be sepatared. Thus, the argument will be discussed by providing benefits and disadantages of mass media.
Many argue mass media as an incredible and tremendous findings have more positive points rather than negatives. It is attested by many that books details an old and new information which relevant to an Indonesian adage that books as windows open and link to new world. Many assume that reading a book not only will widen your knowledge but also pump up your reading ability better. However, some believe that reading a book waste time. Professionals who have a hectic schedule have to provide an extra time to read a book.
Compare to radio, an electronics will inform a current issues and information without providing an extra time. Take listening the radio on a car, for example. Businessmen are able to know what has just happened in the side of the world by turning on th tube while driving a car to the office. It also will activate human audio system effectively. Many research done to prove that people who often use their ears more than eyes are able manage the sensibility of their sense of sounds better. On the contrary, many argue that radio has been categorised as old findings which shows a slight increasing in its development system.
Another electronic device has been considerably assumed as popular mass media is television. Many argue that television serves a lot of benefits than other type of mass media. It is arguable that televison patrons both audio and visual system. It gives more accurate and current information as well as radio rather than book. It involves in activating senses of sounds and visual. However, it tends to provocate people to be more addicted than others. It will give bad effects especially for students. A lot of attraction is preserved by television programmes.
After analyzing of arguments, it is believed that radio has been considered as most effective mass media reliant on its benefit rather than others.