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Media and Mass Communication

Media and Communication

What is the Meaning of Media? Mass communication is the simplest definition of media. It includes many types of broadcasting such as the Internet, newspapers, radio, and television.

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It focuses on sharing and networking information via websites and other digital applications.

Media regulation is the process of controlling or guiding mass media. Governments and other independent authorities regulate media using drawn up codes of practice.

A huge list of United Kingdom rules and laws govern media and communication, either by law or by legislative procedures.

The principle goals of media and communication are to protect 'public interest' and encourage ethical competition.

An effective media market seeks to establish common technical standards. But, media also involves recorded music, film, and satellite. It includes the storage and distribution of modern technology. It is difficult to image the modern world without the Internet, computers, and mobile phones.

Ironically, certain codes of practice are actually developed and governed by the bodies themselves. They often have statutory powers over the media which they serve. This guide aims to describe and explain how the various codes of practice apply to mass media and modern communication.

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A Message from Queen Elizabeth ll

How do you receive a personal message from the Queen? The section explains how to apply for special birthday or anniversary messages sent by telegram from the Queen.


Call Charges

What is the rate for call charges and phone numbers in the United Kingdom? The guide helps to demystify the confusion with a table of minimum and maximum call charges.

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Information Technology (IT)

What is information technology all about? In particular, information technology deals with computers and telecommunications to store, send, and retrieve digital information.


Parliament Petitions

Learn how petitions work in United Kingdom. Discover the principles behind parliament petition wording and signatures.


Royalty Free Imagery

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Suspicious Internet Activity

Online Scams

This informative page explains how to identify 8 of the most common types of Internet scams online. Find out how to protect yourself against Internet fraud.

Phishing and Scams

HMRC has a help guide with details on recognizing Phishing and scams. Find out how they keep all your private information safe online.

Reporting Online Material

You can report illegal or harmful information found on the Internet. The Home Office investigate reports of material promoting terrorism, extremism, or violence.

Scams and Frauds

Learn how to recognise scams. Always apply the simple 4 step S.C.A.M test because if you can spot a scam you can stop a scam.

Suspicious Internet Content

Website fraud and misleading sites can be annoying and a risky business. The guide helps you identify and report questionable Internet fraud and phishing emails.


Website Rules and Tips

Does your online business conform to current website rules and legislation. The section covers Website Content, Web Design, Domain Registration, Hosting Services, and Search Engine Optimization.


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