Media

Media is a plural form of the word medium. The contemporary meaning of the term is that it is the means of communication with the intention of reaching a large number of people, e.g. television, radio and printed media.

The importance of conveying a certain message to a vast number of people and in order to do it with a necessary efficiency, media has developed into various branches. Some of these branches are advertising, print and published media, multimedia, electronic, digital and, probably the most important, the news media.

Other terms that include the word media are individual branches of science including media ecology, meshing and psychology.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are the best example how the media is used in educational purposes. With the development of the technology, media coverage has expanded greatly and not just in a sense of coverage but also in the accessibility of different information that would, otherwise, be extremely difficult to obtain. The ongoing technological advancement is, eventually, render obsolete the printed media, making it just a remnant of the past century.

Now let us focus on the content of this particular group.

Is it possible to extend our life expectancy by meticulously monitoring our eating and sleeping pattern along with our daily routines? Find out the answer to this question and see how the Monitor Me smart phone application works.

Have a chance to look closely into the budget production horror movies, especially those produced and emitted around Halloween. What is the secret of the tremendous success of these movies and the incredible amount of money that they make?

Witness the return to Riyadh of the BBC`s Frank Gardner, after being shot by Al Qaeda and left dependent upon a wheelchair. Follow his journey across Saudi Arabia and learn about the Arab Spring revolution.

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terrell johnson
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In 1994, Terrell Johnson was found guilty for shooting Verna Robinson. He was the only one of the three men initially charged to be found guilty. As a result, he spent 18 years in prison. He was...

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hubertus knabe
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Hubertus Knabe is a German historian who actively tries to point at the Communist crimes committed on German soil. He is the scientific director of the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, a museu...

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jeremy scahill dirty wars
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Jeremy Scahill is one of the best reporters in the United States. He is the founding editor of The Intercept, an online news publication, and author of some of the best US military documentaries...

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mac barnett
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We live in an era where people read fewer and fewer books. Especially children. With all this technology and advancement we have, children’s books are becoming rarity. Children love to play wi...

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Technology
sherry turkle
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We live in a digital era, where we communicate using our phones, Facebook, instant messaging tools, and much more. We seem to forget to communicate with each other, and connect on a more persona...

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trevor loomes
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Trevor Loomes is a 35 year old guy from Australia. And that is the ordinary part of his life. The unique part is that he is an actor, a model, and a dancer. He does what the job requires, even i...

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Medicine
vaccines
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Health +2

One of the most controversial topics in the past several years is vaccines. As in, should we ban vaccines or should we not? Should we vaccine our children or should we not?The ques...

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Sexuality
birth control pills
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Health +3

Birth control pills are one of the most controversy subjects of the past few years. A pile of articles has been written on the subject. There are people that are pro birth co...

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let me be frank
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Media +3

We continue with the series for Frank James Moore, an underground counter-culture hero in America. Frank rose to prominence in the early 1990s, when his performances included...

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Medicine
magic johnson hiv
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25 years ago, Magic Johnson surprised and shocked the world announcing he will retire from the NBA because he is HIV positive. But Johnson returned shortly to the court. He retired...

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slow television
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Imaging having to watch a television show that lasts for 7 hours, and all you see is a train journey. Or a 18 hours fishing expedition. Or even worse, a 5 day ferry voyage along ...

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Music
megadeth
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With more than 50 million records sold worldwide, and 15 studio albums, Megadeth are one of the few bands left from 1980s that have experienced mass success. They are part of the...

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Sexuality
sex in prison
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One of the most controversial and taboo topics is prison sex. What do prisoners do to satisfy their urge for sex.We’ve known for years that prisoners find a way to satisfy ...

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Science
hollow earth hypothesis
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One of the most controversial hypothesis in science is “The Hollow Earth” hypothesis. In recent years, science has become a sort of Religion. If something defies the logi...

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Technology
susan etlinger
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We live in an era of information. Every day, hundreds of thousands of information are passed from one person to another. The question we should ask ourselves is “whether al...

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blackfish movie
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On Christmas 2009, the world was shocked to hear that Keto, an adult male orca at the Loro Parque zoo in Tenerife, was responsible for the death of an orca trainer. Alexis Martin...

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Sexuality
love freely but pay for sex
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According to the latest studies in the UK, more women than men are paying for sexual services on a daily basis. The study, conducted in 2015, showed that women have too busy life...

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Medicine
FDA conspiracy
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Health +2

The question you need to ask yourself is whether you should allow the government decide which foods you need to eat, and which medicines you need to use. Do you want to allow the...

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Military/War
precision gun
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Media +1

One of the moral dilemmas in the movie Terminator was “if something can be abused for doing bad, should we outlaw it to everyone”? On one side, we had the good Terminator, an...

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animals mental health
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Health +1

Did you know that dogs get depressed too? Or that cats can suffer from OCD? Separation anxiety anyone?We often say that animals are just like us humans, but we forget how true th...

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gta history
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Grand Theft Auto is one of the most popular games in gaming history. In the same time, the game is also one of the most controversial. The game has been subject of numerous l...

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new york city alligators
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Would you believe the story that alligators were actually found in the New York City Sewers? Well, believe it or not, it is true, as the New York Times published in the early 193...

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anonymous ferguson shooting
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The Ferguson shooting is one of the hottest topics in American media in the past two years. The crisis started on August 9, 2014, when a white police officer, Darren Wilson, ...

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boston marathon bombing
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9/11 +2

April 15, 2013 is a day well remembered in Boston. It was one of the worst terrorist attacks, and it happened during the legendary Boston marathon. Following the bombing, mar...

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Sports
jordan versus pistons
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Media +1

Rivalries and competition is good for the public. We hear that all the time. And some of the greatest rivalries in the NBA made the sport popular. Back in the 80s, Magic and ...

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Music
Mark Ronson TED
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We all know Mark Ronson as the mega popular DJ, songwriter, record producer and musician in general. His popularity reached international level with the mega-popular song Upt...

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police brutality
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Crime +2

How well do you know your civil rights? Do you know your rights when a policeman stops you? Or tries to arrest you?Knowing and understanding your rights is a crucial factor i...

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Military/War
afghanistan war
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During the War in Afghanistan, few people could have penetrated deep into Taliban land. The War in Afghanistan is a dark spot in American diplomacy, as the Americans needed m...

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The Hitch
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Christopher Hitchens, columnist, creator, contrarian, some may say artistic non-douchebag, was known for tossing his acumen around and for taking some somewhat disliked stands an...

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Military/War
Iraq: War Reporting
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This documentary is focused on the media coverage of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and onwards. You will have a chance to see firsthand the efforts that the Qatar`s Al-Jazeera ...

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Social
Halloween – A Cut Above the Rest
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"This documentary is a look into the phenomena of budget production horror movies and in particular those centred around Halloween. With all the box office hits including the serie...

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Bloody Cartoons
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Bloody Cartoons is a documentary about how and why 12 drawings in a Danish provincial paper could turn a small country in a confrontation with Muslims around the world.He asks whet...

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Political
We Are Legion – The Story of the Hacktivists
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"Hackers take on the big boys… Anonymous nameless faces have a major impact on how the internet is used and wish to show that they wish the freedom of speech, secifically on the ...

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TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard
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It’s the day before the trial starts. Fredrik packs a computer into a rusty old Volvo. Along with his Pirate Bay co-founders, he faces $13 million in damage claims to Hollywood i...

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Music
Seeking Elvis
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American humorist Dave Barry said it best: “Eventually everybody has to die, except Elvis”. In many ways in both culture and the law, Elvis Presley never really died. Today, af...

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Couch Surfing
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This is a compilation of short video documentaries relating to the global phenomena of ” Couch Surfing”. I recommend that you look through them to get a feel for this exciting ...

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Loving Belize – Corozal, Consejo, Sarteneja
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Episode One of the first season of Loving Belize, a short documentary series that showcases the diverse people that live in Belize.Belize is a small country in Central America. In ...

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