Assignment on Interactive Media

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Running head: INTERACTIVE MEDIAInteractive MediaName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1INTERACTIVE MEDIAExecutive SummaryThis assignment sheds light on the interactive media in the context of a protest movementin the United States of America. The Occupied Movement has been considered as the prominentphenomenon of social-media uprising. The purpose of this assignment is to critically evaluate therole of social media in organising a public protest movement. The Occupied Movementdemanded in resolving economical disparity in American society. Social media communicationenabled this protest movement to expand across the world. The participants of OccupiedMovement would use social media in all its forms. This assignment has discussed all about theOccupied Movement along with conclusion. Thus, it is concluded that the trend of traditionalmedia has been broken down. Today, social media has no exception in terms of involving themaximum number of population beyond cultural, economical and geographical background inthe most effective way.
2INTERACTIVE MEDIATable of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................4Discussing about Occupy Movement..............................................................................................6The purpose and problem of Occupy Movement........................................................................6Background of Occupy Movement..............................................................................................7Organisational procedure of the Occupy Movement...................................................................8The role of digital communication in the Occupy Movement.....................................................9The consequences of Occupied Movement...............................................................................10Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................11Reference list.................................................................................................................................12
3INTERACTIVE MEDIAIntroductionThe Occupy Movement is one of the remarkable international American movements forachieving social equality and egalitarianism. This movement has been organised throughinteractive media. Interactive media is a digital based communication system, which is operatedthrough computer or mobile with the connection of internet. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube areconsidered in Occupy Movement for coordinating mass protest. Information CommunicationsTechnology plays the most prominent role in developing and continuing the Occupy Movementin terms of fulfilling the particular protest intention. American civilians first initiated thismoment on 17 September in 2011 in order to raise their voice against capitalism, corporateinfluence over government, economic and social inequality (Biagini, Gamm and Winters 2012).The movement first took place at Zuccotti Park in New York City. At a rapid rate, this report hadspread across 951 cities of 82 countries (Costanza-Chock 2012). More than 600 communitiesfrom the United States participated in this movement (Gaby and Caren 2012). This protestmovement is focused in this report in terms of looking into the effectiveness of digitalcommunication activity. The main objective of this report is to critically evaluate the role ofsocial media in the Occupy Movement. The main discussion of this report will focus on people,events and ideas from the perspective of social media communication. In addition, this reportdiscusses the purpose of the Occupy Movement, background of the Occupy Movement,organisational procedure of the Occupy Movement, the role of digital communication in theOccupy Movement and the consequences of the Occupied Movement. Decision making processwithin the Occupy Movement is also necessary to take into account in this context. Theorganisers of this protest movement opened a site on Facebook named “Occupy Together” whichwas considered the main forum of participants in this protest movement. During the protest
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