What is the difference between these majors?

Question by xo_smiley_face_x3: What is the difference between these majors? I’m really interested in advertising and the layout of newspapers and magazines for a career, particularly advertising. So I’ve done research on Communication Media, Communication Studies, and Graphic Design with a concentration in Advertising. Now what is the difference, and could you possibly recommend one […]

What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising?

Question by Alex Rogers: What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising? An example would be a news show producing a paid advertisement that looks and feels like an editorial. Best answer: Answer by lmmviragoAnother would be advertisements in paper magazines that are written to look like articles. These often […]

What’s the difference between Usenet and modern day message boards?

Question by Chase: What’s the difference between Usenet and modern day message boards? Best answer: Answer by TechSonoThe primary difference is that Usenet is a separate network. It can run independent of the internet, and uses the NNTP protocol as opposed to the web’s HTTP protocol. Usenet “binary” newsgroups can also contain files, 7.5 terabytes […]

Beijing bans luxury advertising to hide gap between rich and poor

REPORT – The Chinese government has a new target in sight: luxury advertising. As of April 15th, no outdoor advertisements will be allowed to portray either extravagant or opulent lifestyles and companies breaking the law will have to pay a fine of €3000s. The new regulations ban any outdoor advertising from showing rich people enjoying […]

What are the differences between Public Service Announcements, News Stories, and Advertising?

Question by the “eggster”: What are the differences between Public Service Announcements, News Stories, and Advertising? Best answer: Answer by spotlite28PSAs are free public announcements. Like the “The more you know..” spots on NBC. They usually deal with little bits of information like how much energy is saved when you just remember to turn off […]