Newspapers have changed considerably in the past 30 years, specifically in response to other media, such as television and the Internet. Using a recent copy of a newspaper as a resource, compare and contrast the advertising and visual techniques of the newspaper with those in other media forms such as magazines and the Internet?In what ways have other media forms influenced newspaper advertising? In what ways have newspaper advertisements remained unique?
What’s the funniest show on television these days?
How many movies and television shows can you name in which the central issue is “love at first sight?” Why are such shows so popular? How often does love at first sight happen in real life?
Frequently humour is developed around dull-witted characters who do not understand what is going on. Give an account of such a situation either from experience or from a television program or movie you have seen.
Most movie and television heroes we admire are the ones who finally decide to fight against whatever odds confront them. Who is your favourite hero or heroine? What is it that you admire about him or her the most?
Describe the most beautiful work of art you have ever seen. It may have been a sculpture, a painting, a dance or a set design. It may have been indoors, outdoors, on a stage or on television. Describe it in full detail so that the reader can try to see what you saw.