After studying the assigned reading 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook: Chapter 54: Traditional and New Media, and then reading “The Impact of New Media on Inter cultural Communication in Global Context” complete the following assignment by synthesizing the readings. Considering the statement “technologies are simply tools” write a short essay that incorporates answers to the following prompts:
A) Explain how that statement relates to the key words describing new media: “manipulate, converge, and instant.”
B) How does the concept of intercultural impact of new media increase the complexity of the statement? You should especially consider the new experiences, for human beings that the convergences of new media and globalization bring about.
Support your responses with research from the Learning Resources. Use APA in-text citations where necessary and cite any outside sources. Create an APA Reference List at the end of the document.
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